Traffic lights restored, stores reopened following power outage on University Avenue

Traffic lights restored, stores reopened following power outage on University Avenue
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Traffic lights were restored and stores have reopened following a temporary power outage on University Avenue on Sunday.

Dane County dispatch said Madison Gas & Electric went to North Midvale Boulevard at 9:51 a.m. after a report of the traffic lights there being shut down.

Stores that were reported to have been closed included the Walgreens and a nearby shopping center.

Traffic lights restored, stores reopened following power outage on University Avenue

Madison police said they believed the power outage happened due to someone striking a utility box Sunday morning.

Officials said power to the area was restored and units were cleared within a couple hours.

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