DART rail service is expected to resume in downtown Dallas on
Tuesday afternoon after an 18-wheeler struck a pole that provides power to the
An 18-wheeler turning from Pacific Avenue onto Griffin
Street made too sharp of a turn shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to
DART officials, and struck one of the catenary poles that supplies power to
DART rail lines.
DART opted to keep rail service running through the morning
rush hour, but shut down service between Pearl and West End stations at 9 a.m.
to make repairs.
DART operated a bus bridge between Pearl and West End
stations to keep passengers moving on the rail system. All four lines were
affected by the mid-morning station closures.
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