At approximately 3:39 a.m. a State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) contractor and crane operator accidentally hit and tore down two of Groton Utilities’ power lines. The accident effected power to the Midway Oval, Groton Long Point, Mumford Cove areas of the Town of Groton along with Fishers Island New York.
Groton Utilities Electric Operations crews restored power at approximately 7:29 a.m. by rerouting power from alternative feeds.
All Groton Utilities’ customers should have power at this time. Anyone without power is asked to contact Groton Utilities at (860)-446-4000.
Groton Utilities is coordinating with the State of Connecticut Police along with the State DOT to make repairs to the fallen lines across I-95.