Power out in parts of Fairfield Tuesday night

North Benson Road closed between Black Rock Tpke. and Fairfield Woods

Power is out to 1,569 homes and businesses in Fairfield, and the northern end of North Benson Road is closed as of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15.

North Benson Road is blocked between Black Rock Turnpike and Fairfield Woods Road. Police and a work crew can be seen on the bend in the closed area.

Power is out in the Tunxis Hill area near TJ Maxx, Chips and stores in that area, and along Black Rock Turnpike along ShopRite and CVS strips. United Illuminating reported that the outage began at 8:35 p.m.

Some traffic signals are out in that area, as well the light closest to the entrance ramp to I-95 north in the circle near Exit 24, some distance from the other power failures.

United Illuminating estimates power will be restored by 11:03 p.m. It at one time estimated restoration as of 10:24 p.m.

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