Power fully restored after underground cable failure in Midlothian

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Over 500 Dominion Energy customers are without power in the Midlothian area tonight, according to their outage map.

As of 8:19 p.m., there were 453 customers without power near Midlothian Turnpike and Chippenham Parkway. Near Jahnke Road and German School Road there are 76 customers with power outages.

Closer to 7 p.m. there were at least 1,300 customers listed without power.

By 9:30 p.m. the outages were down to only 20 customers.

Dominion Energy tells 8News the outage was caused by an underground cable failure.

Crews were dispatched to the areas without power and it is estimated power will be restored by 10 p.m.

The outages impacted traffic lights on Midlothian Turnpike.

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