Duke Energy working to replace utility pole in Taylors, restore outages in Greenville, Spartanburg counties

TAYLORS, SC (FOX Carolina) –

Duke Energy crews are working to replace a utility pole that was knocked down early Wednesday morning and left some people without power along Rutherford Road in Taylors.

The outages were first reported around 1:40 a.m.

Troopers reported a collision along Rutherford Road near the downed utility pole.

Rutherford Road was initially closed between Mill Street and Artillery Street after the accident, but the road reopened around 4:30 a.m.

A few traffic lights are out in the area. Intersections with non-functioning traffic lights should be used as four-way stops.

Overall, Duke Energy was reporting around 200 outages in Greenville County as of 4:15 a.m. and estimated at 10 a.m. restoration time.

Duke was reporting more than 600 outages in Spartanburg County Wednesday morning.

More than 540 of those outages were reported in the Fairforest area along Business 85. Duke said weather caused those outages,

Check outage statuses using Duke Energy’s Online Outage Map.

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