Why Traffic Was At A Standstill On I-69 Thursday Morning

By Scott Sarvay

October 28, 2010 Updated Oct 28, 2010 at 12:31 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) – Some motorists driving on I-69 Thursday morning experienced a short delay, as crews closed lanes for other work.

Workers from Cobalt Broadband pulled a fiber-optic cable across the highway and hoisted it into the air.

With help from Fort Wayne Police, both north and south bound lanes where closed for about six minutes.

The new overhead cable is for high speed Internet.

I-69 was re-opened to traffic much more quickly than the anticipated 30 minutes.

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