Power back on after over 1,500 experience outages in Wilmington Sunday

Published: Jun. 20, 2021 at 3:33 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - UPDATE: There are no more reported power outages in Wilmington as of 5 a.m. Monday morning.

According to Duke Energy’s Outage Map, over 1,600 customers are without power as of 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

WPD will be shutting down part of Independence Blvd. from Oleander Dr. to Canterbury until approximately 10:00 p.m. Sunday.

Drivers are encouraged to find alternate routes or expect possible delays.

The area of the outage is neighborhoods near Shipyard Blvd. and Independence Blvd.

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