Power restored to GR traffic signals after outage

Grand Rapids

A traffic signal out at the intersection of Fulton Street and Ottawa Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Power has been restored to all traffic lights in Grand Rapids after a power outage at a substation Tuesday morning.

Before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Grand Rapids spokesperson Steve Guitar said power was restored to all facilities and traffic signals serviced by the city’s electrical circuits.  

Guitar said a squirrel caused the power outage at the Coldbrook substation, knocking out power to around 100 traffic signals around 10 a.m.

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