Traffic light at Washington and Buffalo down for repair until 6 p.m.

Crews from the city of Las Vegas will be repairing a traffic light on Washington Avenue and Buffalo Drive until 6 p.m Thursday.

The traffic signal control cabinet was damaged after a car accident, city officials said. The signal will be dark with stop signs or will flash red during the time it is being repaired. It will be treated as an all-way stop.

Officials advised drivers to take alternative routes.

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