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Malfunctioning traffic signals reported along Brooks Street, Higgins Avenue

Posted at 2:15 PM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 16:45:59-04

MISSOLA – Missoula Police are receiving multiple reports of malfunctioning traffic signals around Missoula due to a power outage.

MPD has received reports of malfunctioning traffic signals at the intersections of South and Higgins avenues, as well as on Brooks St. near the intersections of Oxford St. and Stephens Ave.

In a separate incident, police said they were setting up a perimeter in the area around the 2600 block of Queens Street due to downed power lines from a vehicle accident.

Northwestern Energy says that a power outage in the area affected about 3,348 customers, but that power has recently been restores to all but 149 customers until repairs are made.

This is a developing story.