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UPDATE: Power restored to traffic lights near Independence Mall

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) –Workers with Duke Energy Progress quickly restored power Thursday to traffic lights and customers near Independence Mall.

A power outage in the area caused traffic headaches for the second time this week.

An issue with the transmission system Tuesday caused traffic lights to go out across the county and nearly 34,000 customers to lose power.

According to New Hanover County dispatch, power has been restored to the following traffic lights:

  • Dawson Street and Oleander Drive
  • Independence Blvd. and Park Avenue
  • Wrightsville Beach Road and Colonial Drive

The electric company was able to fix the power outage within 30 minutes.

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