UPDATE: Shortly after midnight Thursday, Decatur Police reported that Scott Boulevard is open to traffic. Power has been restored but traffic signals in the area are flashing and intersections should be treated as four-way stops.

DECATUR, Ga. -- Georgia Power crews are working on power lines brought down by a fallen tree along Scott Boulevard between West Ponce de Leon and Coventry.

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Decatur city manager Peggy Merriss says crews are expected to be working on the downed lines and tree through at least 3 a.m. Thursday.

Power is out for 615 customers in the area.Officials said poweris expected to be out through the night as repairs continue.

Motorists are advised to avoid Scott Boulevard in that area.

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