Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs power outage closes part of Platte Ave.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Update: All westbound lanes of Platte are closed at Don Juan St. (just east of N Circle Dr.) due to a damaged power pole.

The closure is expected to last all day - to get around it take Bijou or Galley.

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A power outage was reported in southeast Colorado Springs. Over 7,500 customers in the area surrounding the intersection of Platte Avenue and Powers Boulevard were impacted. 

Since the report, one of the issues has been fixed returning power to most of those affected. Around 900 customers around the area of Platte Avenue and Chelton Road still are without power. 

The power outage was due to powerlines being down in the area.

Colorado Springs Utilities is aware of the issue and working to fix the problem. 

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