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Power Outage: Problem at substation leaves parts of Bluebonnet in the dark

1 month 2 weeks 1 day ago Tuesday, December 07 2021 Dec 7, 2021 December 07, 2021 8:36 AM December 07, 2021 in News
Source: Total Traffic

BATON ROUGE - As of 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, a power outage has impacted the Bluebonnet-Siegen area.

As a result of the outage, several traffic lights have been knocked out and traffic on Airline Highway is backed up in both directions.

The following traffic lights are not working:

-Bluebonnet Boulevard at Jefferson Highway
-Airline Highway at Bluebonnet

According to Entergy's outage map, just over 1,400 people are in the 70809 zip code have been affected by the outage.

WBRZ spoke with Entergy and a representative said the outage has been traced back to a problem at a substation.

Entergy confirmed that crews are currently on-site at the substation, working to reroute power back to customers through field switching.

More information is expected as Entergy continues to address the issue.

Check back here for updates.

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