UPDATE: The Highway 1 and Paradise Road re-opened to traffic at 2:30 a.m.
There has been a traffic accident on Highway 1 at Paradise Road and traffic is being re-routed due to a downed power line.
· West bound traffic will be detoured to Chestermere Blvd.
· East bound traffic will be detoured to Highway 1A and Range Road 284/Conrich Rd.
· Through traffic to Paradise road is closed
· Use alternate travel routes if possible.
The power pole that was struck will need to be replaced and it will take 2-3 hrs to complete the work. Detours will remain in effect until repairs are completed.
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