Power lines were reported down across Golf Road about 5:45 a.m. Friday, just east of Algonquin Road in Arlington Heights. Police blocked Golf Road eastbound at Algonquin Road and westbound at Arlington Heights Road.
Police initially received a report of a crash — possibly involving a snow plow. When police arrived, they reported no vehicles were on the scene, but that lines were down across Golf Road, just east of Algonquin Road.
Rolling Meadows police assisted with traffic management.
Firefighters also responded and determined that the lines were cable television lines. Firefighters cut the lines and police were hoping to open the road in a short time. Golf Road was reopened just after 6:15 a.m. Friday.