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Major Bel Air power outage affecting traffic signals during evening’s rush hour

| December 19, 2013 | Reply

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The Harford County Department of Emergency Services just released the following details about a major power outage that is affecting traffic signals throughout  the Town of Bel Air, MD Rt. 543 between Hickory and Wheel Road and portions of MD Rt. 22, Churchville Road.

Major Power Outage Reported in Harford County

BGE working to restore power

(Forest Hill, MD) – - The Harford County Department of Emergency Services has received a report of a major power outage affecting several areas of Harford County. The outage occurred shortly before 5:00 p.m. today, Thursday, December 19, 2013.

Areas affected by the power outage include the Town of Bel Air, MD Rt. 543 between Hickory and Wheel Road and portions of MD Rt. 22, Churchville Road. Traffic lights in and around the Town of Bel Air as well as on the state highways are out-of-service. The State Highway Administration has been notified of the non- functioning traffic lights.

BGE is currently working on the power outage and is attempting to restore electrical service as soon as possible.

Due to the loss of traffic control devices at intersections, motorists are urged to use extreme caution.

 


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