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Power restored after several traffic lights were out during an outage Saturday morning

Greensboro Police said major intersections were without power Saturday morning after an outage in the area. Duke Energy said the power was restored soon after.
Credit: WFMY News 2
Traffic Alert

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Six major intersections in Greensboro were without power Saturday morning, according to Greensboro police.

The police department asked drivers to use caution in the following intersections due to power outages: 

  • South Elm-Eugene Street @ Montcastle Drive
  • South Elm-Eugene Street @ Vandalia Road
  • Vandalia Road @ Randleman Road
  • Randleman Road @ Corliss Street
  • Pleasant Garden Road @ US Hwy 421
  • Pleasant Garden Road @ Industrial Street

At one point, the Duke Energy outage map showed an area on the southern part of Greensboro to have 4,000 outages as of 8:50 a.m. Saturday. 

Duke Energy's website said the outage was caused by a vehicle damaging equipment. 

A spokesperson with Duke Energy said the power was restored a short time later.

Drivers should treat all intersections as a four-way stop.