The power outage started around 7 p.m. on Jan. 12 after a vehicle ran into a pad-mounted transformer, Charles Penn, Sr., a spokesman for Dominion Energy, told Reston Now.
The accident happened right around when roads throughout Reston became snow-covered during the weekend’s winter storm.
Power was restored at 2:15 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 13). The outage affected 76 customers, he said.
Readers first alerted Reston Now to the power outage earlier this week.
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A power outage has been reported in the Bennington Woods Road area.
According to Dominion Energy, 536 customers are impacted by the outage, the cause of which is pending investigation.
As of 9:10 a.m., crews have not yet been assigned to address the issue, but the company expects to restore power by 3 p.m. today.
This story will be updated.
The issue is affecting operations at Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant (12130 Sunset Hills Road), which will be closed until the situation is alleviated. The office buildings at RTC West, 12100-12120 Sunset Hills Road, are also without power.
The power went out at about 1:10 p.m.
Our readers said lights flickered in other nearby areas around that time, but electricity returned immediately.
Power surged on Sunrise Valley near Wiehle, but back up after a second.
— Eric Rife (@imericrife) October 4, 2017
No, but it did flicker about then. I'm in the Boston ridge cluster
— matt (@TheMrinella) October 4, 2017
Dominion Energy tells us it is investigating the situation and hopes to restore power soon.
For the second time this week, a significant portion of Reston is without power.
Just after 9 a.m., between 700 to 1,000 customers lost power in South Reston.
The outage area mostly stretched along the eastern side of Reston Parkway, from just north of Hunters Woods Elementary to just north of the Dulles Toll Road around Sunset Hills Road.
Dominion Power’s website indicates a crew has been dispatched, and the cause of the outage is still under investigation.
It was estimated power would be restored to these customers between 11 a.m. and noon today.
On Tuesday, more than 1,700 lost power in the same area along Reston Parkway.
According to Dominion Power, roughly 1,793 customers along Reston Parkway lost power, stretching from near Hunters Woods Elementary all the way to the Dulles Toll Road.
The cause of the outage is still under investigation.
As of 4 p.m., Dominion’s website indicated crews had been dispatched, and estimated that power should be restored between 6 and 8 p.m.
Earlier in the day, some RestonNow readers reported flickering lights around the Lake Anne area.
Image via Dominion Power’s outage website
The outage, which was first reported this morning around 9:30 a.m., includes the Hunters Woods area. It also includes a portion of the area around Reston Parkway and Lawyers Road.
The cause of the outage is currently under investigation, the power company said. Crews have been dispatched to restore electricity.
Dominon says power could be restored by 4 or 5 p.m. at the latest.
Map of Reston power outage/Dominion
(Updated, 5 p.m. with new number of customers affected)
Dominion Virginia Power is trying to restore power to more than 8,500 customers in North Reston, parts of Herndon and Great Falls Thursday afternoon.
The outage, which occurred about 4 p.m., includes the Wiehle Avenue, Center Harbor and Reston Parkway areas, including North Point Village Center. It also stretches across Route 7 to the Potomac River to encompass the Great Falls area.
The power company is investigating the cause of the outage. Preliminary information is a “circuit is out” according to Dominion’s interactive map.
Dominon says power should be restored between 7 and 10 p.m.
Meanwhile, it is affecting many streetlights, so plan your trips accordingly.
Map of Reston power outage/Dominion
A blown transformer caused a power outage Reston Town Center overnight Wednesday.
The block of Market Street that contains Midtown Condos, Subway, Il Fornaio, Iceberry and other shops is dark. Il Forniao says it will be closed for lunch.
A Midtown employee said the entire high rise was without power or water as of 11:30 a.m.. Dominion Virginia Power was on site but did not have an estimate was to when the problem could be fixed.
Midtown Condos/file photo
Dominion spokesman Chuck Penn said the tree took down wires and damaged the pole.
Penn says 4,816 Dominion customers were affected. Most of the affected customers are in homes off of Lawyers Road.
As of 8:30 a.m., about half of the customers had power restored.
Penn said power should be back on for the majority of customers by mid-morning.
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