Power Outage Leaves Ohio University in the Dark

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Update 12:21 p.m.

Power has been restored a number of buildings including Baker and the Radio Television Building.


Update 10:50 a.m.

In an email to the university community officials say crews hope to have power restored around noon Monday after identifying the source of a widespread power outage affecting most of the university’s Athens campus.

All but three buildings affected by the outage are expected to have power back up by that time. The email says it there is no estimated time of restoration for Biddle, Bush and Perkins halls. The outage affected East Green, College Green and portions of West Green.

Crews from Ohio University Facilities are currently working to determine the cause of a power outage on the university’s Athens campus that has left most buildings in the dark. Facilities says some buildings on the west side of campus may have power.

The outage happened around 9:30 Monday morning.

We will update you with the latest information as it comes in.