US 95 Alternative reopened in Silver Springs; most power restored

Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 5:14 PM PDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:42 PM PDT
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SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. (KOLO) -7:40 P.M. UPDATE: The Nevada Department of Transportation reports U.S. 95 Alternate has reopened in Silver Springs.

NV Energy reports power has been restored to all but 228 customers in Lyon County.

6:20 P.M. UPDATE: NV Energy reports 2,509 Lyon County customers without power.

For 2,389 customers, power is now expected to be restored by 9:15 p.m. The rest have varying times with almost all restored by 7:30 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY: An accident on U.S. 95 Alternate in Silver Springs has knocked down several power lines and closed the highway, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports.

NV Energy reports 3,503 customers are without power in Lyon County due to a motor vehicle accident and power is expected to be restored by 6:30 p.m.

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