Power restored in Downtown Norfolk after more than 2,800 customers lost power

Posted at 5:05 PM, Oct 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 17:49:15-04

Photo: Dominion Energy

NORFOLK, Va. – Power has been restored after a power outage that left approximately 2,800 people in Downtown Norfolk Thursday.

Dominion Energy’s Bonita Harris said the outage happened at 3:42 p.m.

According to Dominion Energy, crews found a piece of equipment that failed, made repairs and re-energized the line by 5:24 p.m.

The City of Norfolk said traffic lights were out along the Brambleton Avenue corridor from Colley Avenue to Norfolk State University. Officials are reminding drivers to treat intersections as a four-way stop.

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