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Eversource projects power to be restored by tomorrow night

Several roads across the state are closed as trees and wires have fallen due to the wind

HARTFORD, Conn — Thousands of people across the state and parts of New England are without power Tuesday morning after winds reaching 50 mph or more knocked down power lines and trees.

Fallen wires forced local police to close more than a dozen roads, including streets in Windsor, Wethersfield, Farmington, and Burlington.

Power outage numbers (as of 3:50 p.m.)

Eversource: 8,929 

UI: 113 

Eversource said in a release that their deadline for restoration is 6 p.m. Wednesday, with many restored before then. 

According to officials, as of 11:30 a.m., crews have restored power to more than 32,000 customers since the storm began.

Eversource

Report any outage online by clicking here or by calling 800-286-2000. Customers who signed up for the company’s two-way texting feature can send a text to report an outage and receive outage updates as they happen.  

United Illuminating

Report any outage 800-722-5584

To report an outage, click here.  

Customers can also report outages using the company’s new mobile app, available from the Apple Store and Google Play. Or, they can report outages via UI’s mobile alerts system: text “OUT” to 839-884 (TEXT-UI). Registration is required.

Wallingford Electrical Division 

To report an outage in Wallingford call 203-265-5055.

Norwich Public Utilities
Report outages at (860) 887-2555. If there are widespread outages the company plans on providing updates through their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/NPUtilities/

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Here is a list of the current Department of Transportation road closures:

MILFORD - Truck Accident (Jackknifed) on I-95 Southbound between Exits 41 and 40. The right lane is closed. Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 2:37 pm.Mar 2 2021, 2:38 PM

POMFRET - Route 169 CLOSED at Woodstock Road because of a Tree in wires. Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 2:33 pm.Mar 2 2021, 2:36 PM

SALISBURY - Route 44 is closed at Salmon Kill Rd due to tree in wires ( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 12:25 pm.Mar 2 2021, 12:28 PM

BARKHAMSTED - Route 179 closed at Route 219 due to tree in wires ( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 11:46 am.Mar 2 2021, 11:53 AM

WILLINGTON - Other Route 320 is closed at Ruby Rd due to tree in wires ( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 11:13 am.Mar 2 2021, 11:17 AM

WATERTOWN - Route 132 closed at Route 63 due to tree in wires ( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 11:00 am.Mar 2 2021, 11:04 AM

BLOOMFIELD - Route 185 CLOSED at Rundlelane because of a Tree in Wires. Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 9:36 am.Mar 2 2021, 9:39 AM

BURLINGTON - Route 69 CLOSED at Scoville Road because of a Tree in Wires. Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 9:31 am.Mar 2 2021, 9:34 AM

ANDOVER - Route 316 closed at SR 603 due to wires in roadway ( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 9:29 am.Mar 2 2021, 9:31 AM

NEWINGTON - Route 174 is closed at Maple Hill Rd due to tree in wires ( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 8:29 am.Mar 2 2021, 8:33 AM

HEBRON - Route 85 closed at Abby Dr due to tree in wires ( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 7:59 am.Mar 2 2021, 8:11 AM

SUFFIELD - Route 75 CLOSED at Kent Ave due to tree in wires( ). Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 6:58 am.Mar 2 2021, 7:01 AM

EAST HAMPTON - RT 196 CLOSED @ RT 66 because of TREE ACROSS THE ROAD. Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 5:14 am.Mar 2 2021, 5:18 AM

BURLINGTON - RT 4 CLOSED @ RT 179 because of TREE DOWN ON POLE AND POWER LINES . Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 4:23 am.Mar 2 2021, 4:25 AM

FARMINGTON - RT 177 CLOSED @ COOPERMINE RD because of WIRES ACROSS ROAD. Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 1:52 am.Mar 2 2021, 1:53 AM

WOODSTOCK - RT 169 CLOSED 1/2 BEFORE MASS STATE LINE because of Wires across roadway. Reported Tuesday, March 2 at 1:06 am.

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