CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — A fallen tree brought down power lines Saturday afternoon causing Highway 54 in Chapel Hill to close.
On Saturday after 3 p.m., a fallen tree brought down power lines, causing Highway 54 to close in both directions between Merritt Mill Road and South Columbia Street.
Officials said no one was injured.
Officials expected the closure to last into the night.
Duke Energy is aware of the power outage and is working to respond.
Their estimated time of restoration for the impacted area is 11:45 p.m. Sunday.
Officials said South Columbia Street reopened between Mason Farm Road and Purefoy Road after a tree took down power lines on Friday.
Check back for updates.