Power restored after outage causes congestion on North Bechtle Avenue in Springfield

UPDATE @ 5:35 p.m.

Service was restored to up to 1,500 Ohio Edison customers who lost power this afternoon in Springfield.

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A power outage is affecting traffic lights on North Bechtle Avenue.

The outage is currently affecting between 501 and 1,500 customers, according to Ohio Edison’s website.

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According to Ohio Edison’s website, a crew is on scene investigating the cause of the outage. Power is estimated to be restored by 5 p.m. tonight.

The Springfield News-Sun is working to learn more about the outage and will update as more information becomes available.

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