Update 6:45 p.m.:
According to police, the roadway has been reopened in all directions.
A serious crash at Fountains Boulevard and Powers Boulevard has affected traffic in both directions along Powers Boulevard.
According to Colorado Springs police, all of southbound Powers Blvd. is closed and traffic is stopped in the area. Northbound traffic is also being affected.
Police later reported that the cause of the traffic is a two-car crash that took place in the intersection.
Officials are asking the public to use an alternate route home if possible.
- Southbound Powers is closed. All traffic is being diverted onto westbound Fountain.
- Northbound Powers is closed except for one through lane northbound.
- Westbound Fountain is open for traffic south on Powers, but closed for northbound traffic on Powers and westbound traffic from east of the intersection.