A power outage in Toronto’s east end is currently impacting thousands of customers.
According to police, the outage is affecting the Beaches neighbourhood, particularly around Coxwell and Queen Street East, and Coxwell and Eastern Avenue.
Traffic lights at those intersections are reportedly being impacted, and as such, should be treated as a four-way stop.
Police say they have been advised by Toronto Hydro that anywhere from 1,000 to 5,000 people are affected by this morning’s outage. Hydro crews are on scene.
The Beaches Area
– reports of several traffic lights out in the area (Coxwell/Queen, Coxwell/Eastern)
– please treat those as a 4-way stop
– @TorontoHydro advised approx. 1000-5000 customers affected, est. restoration time is 2:05pm
– expect delays#GO456363
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) March 4, 2020
According to Toronto Hydro, the estimated time of restoration is approximately 2 pm.
No problem. Crews are now on site working to reroute power to customers in the area. The updated estimated time of restoration is now approximately 2 p.m.
— Toronto Hydro (@TorontoHydro) March 4, 2020
There is no word on any impacted TTC routes at this time.