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Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy

A power outage on the N11 has affected traffic lights and street lights, gardaí say.

The N11 traffic cameras, which have been hit by the outage.
The N11 traffic cameras, which have been hit by the outage.
Image: Dublin City Traffic Cameras

Updated 6.15pm

POWER HAS BEEN restored to 10,000 customers in south Dublin after power was lost along the N11.

The ESB has confirmed that a fault with a high-voltage transformer affected two substations in the area, leaving street lights and traffic signals affected.

An ESB spokesperson said “We are aware of a fault that has affected the substations and Mount Merrion and Belfield.

“Customers in the Belfield, Donnybrook, Carrickmines and Mount Merrion areas have been affected.

The company said that power was restored at 6.05pm.

Gardaí told motorists to expect delays.

“[Expect delays] along the N11 between the Nutley Lane junction and south to the Brewery Rd/N11 junction. All lighting and traffic lights are out. Gardai are at various junctions, please drive with extreme caution and use alternative routes if possible.”

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