Route 16 Reopens in East Hampton After Downed Wires

Route 16 has reopened in East Hampton after it closed down due to fallen wires. 

Route 16, or Middletown Avenue, was closed from Route 196 – or Young Street -- to Main Street, but it has since reopened, police said.

It’s not clear what brought wires down, but police said they believe it was a transformer issue.

Drivers were detoured onto Daniel Street.

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