Power restored after blown transformer causes multiple Topeka traffic signals to go out

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Power has now been restored after a blown transformer Friday afternoon caused problems  at multiple traffic signals across Topeka. 

The outages were reported at I-470 & Gage, I-470 & Fairlawn and 29th & Indian Trail. 

The city said crews worked to instal generators at the outages until power was restored. 

According to Westar Energy, the outage was first reported just before 2:30 p.m. and affected almost 2,000 people. 

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