Just over 2,700 people were without power in parts of the West Shore Monday, according to BC Hydro.
BC Hydro said the power had been off since 10:15 a.m. By 12:45 p.m, 69 customers were still without power north of Maplebank Road, west of Glentana Road, east of View Royal Avenue and south of Glenairlie Drive. Later in the afternoon, power had been restored to all customers in the area.
The cause of the outage, which was originally east of Sybronden Road and west of Admirals Road, is under investigation. It affected 2,701 customers in Colwood, Esquimalt, Langford, Saanich and View Royal.
— BC Hydro (@bchydro) September 18, 2017
During the outage, West Shore RCMP are receiving reports that the lights at the Helmcken Road overpass are not working and they are reminding drivers to treat it as a four-way stop.