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9am -- In Hammond, a power outage today is affecting some busy thoroughfares … Tipster tells us traffic lights are out on both Columbia from River Drive to 169th, and along Indianapolis Boulevard from 175th Street, which is right at the Borman (80/94) exit, to at least 171st Street.
Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) outage map was showing approximately 2,500 outages in Hammond at this hour, and over 650 in Highland. No word at this time on what is causing the outage.
NIPSCO outage map: