Update: Transformer Causes Traffic Lights In Bedford To Go Dark

(BEDFORD) – A transformer has blown on John Williams Boulevard early Saturday morning causing power outages and stoplights in several locations across the City of Bedford to go dark.

The outage happened around 7:30 a.m. this morning knocking out power to approximately 1,000 Duke Energy customers.

The Bedford Street Department has been contacted to put four-way stop signs up at several intersections.

Bedford Street Department employees placed stop signs at intersections Saturday morning due to a power outage.

Duke Energy has been contacted to make repairs, and get the lights back on.

The Bedford Police Department has been fielding several calls in regards to the outage.

Power was restored just before 9:00 a.m.