CWLP responding to power outages and downed power lines

SPRINGFIELD - City Water, Light, and Power Electric Department crews are responding to reports of power lines down, as well as power outages, as a result of the gusty winds experienced this afternoon.

As of 3:50 p.m., about 250 customers were affected.  Power lines were confirmed down at 11th and Carpenter Streets, and traffic is being diverted from that intersection until repairs are made.  Outage areas reported includes 92 customers in the Twin Lakes area on Piper Rd., Ontario Dr. and Biscayne Dr., and 43 in an area between Washington St, Jefferson St, MacArthur Blvd and Park Ave., and about another 100 customers in scattered areas around the city.

To report power outage areas not included in the above areas, or any downed power lines or downed trees near power lines, call (217) 789-2121.

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