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Major Duke Energy power outage affecting Greater Lafayette traffic lights

JCOnline.com (Lafayette) logo JCOnline.com (Lafayette) 8/26/2020 Emily DeLetter, Lafayette Journal & Courier
a traffic light hanging off the side of a building: A line of traffic lights stretches across the intersection Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Five Points in Lafayette. © John Terhune/Journal & Courier A line of traffic lights stretches across the intersection Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Five Points in Lafayette.

LAFAYETTE – Lafayette police were warning drivers to watch for intersection when traffic lights were out Wednesday evening, as more than 3,000 Duke Energy customers in Greater Lafayette were affected by a power outage.

According to Duke Energy's outage map, there is a large power issue in the area, mainly affecting the areas in Lafayette around Twyckenham Boulevard, Old Romney Road and into the Shadeland area. 

As of 5 p.m., it affected 3,446 customers.

An alert from Lafayette police indicated that many traffic signals are out. Duke Energy has been advised and is working on repairs. There was no estimated time of restoration of power. 

Emily DeLetter is a news reporter for the Journal & Courier. Contact her at (765) 201-8515 or via email at edeletter@jconline.com. Follow her on Twitter at @EmilyDeLetter.

This article originally appeared on Lafayette Journal & Courier: Major Duke Energy power outage affecting Greater Lafayette traffic lights

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