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Route 495 in Westford Reopens After Wire Fire

National Grid said the lanes will be closed for several hours.

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    Route 495 in Westford Reopens After Wire Fire

    All lanes of Route 495 in Westford are now open after a high tension wire fire caused lanes to be shut down for hours Saturday.

    According to Massachusetts State Police, Route 495 reopened just before 1 p.m. Saturday.

    Route 495 north and southbound were shut down around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The area affected was by the Boston Road exit. Only the breakdown lanes were open to traffic.

    The fire was supposedly started when lightning struck the wire Friday night.

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    National Grid said the lanes would be closed for several hours.

    This article will be updated as more information is made available.

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