Power outage affects Midtown Columbus traffic

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9:45 AM — Georgia Power confirms service has been restored for customers in Midtown Columbus after an outage affecting more than 800 homes.

Company representative Robert Watkins says the power outage was caused by a main line going down at the Brookhaven substation at about 7:45 a.m.

Watkins says all traffic lights affected by the outage should also be back online.


(ORIGINAL STORY) 

COLUMBUS, Ga — News 3 confirms several traffic lights are down in Midtown Columbus after a Georgia Power outage.

So far, lights are out at the intersections of 10th Avenue and 11th Street, 10th Avenue and 10th Street, and 10th Street and 6th Avenue. News 3 is working to confirm if there are other affected traffic lights.

Fire responders and Georgia Power representatives are on scene at 10th Avenue and 10th Street directing traffic.

A Georgia Power outage map shows close to 500 customers are currently without service. News 3 is working to confirm the cause of the outage.This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.

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