Customers near Eastview Dr. remain without power following outage in Madison, crews still conducting repairs

Power lines down, traffic lights down in Madison
Power lines down, traffic lights down in Madison(MGN)
Published: Sep. 6, 2022 at 6:06 PM CDT
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MADISON, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: According to HU, service has been restored to many customers in the areas mentioned below. Customers near Eastview Drive are still without power. The three utility poles that were knocked down are currently being repaired. If anyone is still experiencing a service-related issue please call 256-53LIGHT.

Huntsville Utilities Electric Operations responded to power outages in Madison.

According to HU, the customers who were impacted by this outage were from Highway 72 south to Old Madison Pike and from Wall Triana Highway east to Slaughter Road.

The outage also caused multiple traffic lights in the Madison area to stop functioning, Drivers were asked to treat the areas as four-way stops.

Eastview Drive will be closed for several hours in the area of Athens Boulevard due to electrical lines down.

Drivers are also being asked to avoid the area of Madison Boulevard/County Line for the next 45 minutes.

The cause of the outage was a car accident that resulted in three utility poles going down on Shelton Road.