Update: Power Outage Affects 1,700 customers in north Lincoln

Posted by: Morning Newsroom

Morning traffic hit a speed bump in north Lincoln Wednesday morning due to a power outage.

Traffic lights and home electricity was out for about 45 minutes. Lincoln Electric System says about 1,700 customers were affected.

They say a breaker malfunctioned in the system just before 8 A.M. Power came back on around 8:30 A.M.

The outage affected areas from 9th to 30th Street and Fletcher to Superior.

Crews repaired the system quickly.