Utility pole on Union Street damaged by vehicle
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pictures by Mike Fak

The damaged SUV that ran into the utility pole is hauled away.

An Ameren boom is coupled to the damaged pole to prevent it from toppling over.


Workers prepare the new pole to be installed.

The new pole is raised up next to the damaged one.



Power lines are transferred to the

new pole.

Crews begin to take the old pole down in sections as other lines are transferred to the new pole.





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