Power Outage Hits Rosslyn, Courthouse

Traffic lights are dark and homes and businesses are without electricity in the Rosslyn and Courthouse area this evening.

As of 5:00 p.m., Dominion was reporting more than 1,200 customers without power in Arlington. Rhodeside Grill tells that they’re among the businesses without power in the area.

Traffic lights have been reported to be out at at the intersections of Lee Highway and Ft. Myer Drive, Wilson/Clarendon Boulevards and Rhodes Street; Wilson/Clarendon Boulevards and Veitch Street, Wilson Boulevard and Pierce Street, and Lee Highway and Lynn Street. Drivers should treat non-functioning traffic lights as a four-way stop.

The outage is expected to last at least an hour, according to an alert from Arlington’s Office of Emergency Management.

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