UPDATE: According to Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc., crews are stating that Route 45 is still closed and will be for the foreseeable future. We will update this story as details become available.
We have received reports of power lines that are down and across the road on South Route 45, just south of the Effingham and Clay County line. The road is closed and traffic is being rerouted. Please avoid the area and take an alternate route.
Photo courtesy of Luke Johnson, Operations Manager of Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc.