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Southbound Speer Blvd. reopened at Champa St.; Crews still working restore power to area

Posted: 5:53 AM, Aug 05, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-05 12:30:20Z

A crash knocked out power to the lights at Speer Boulevard and Champa Street early Friday. 

A driver hit an electrical box cutting power to the area.

Regis University's Northwest Denver (Lowell) Campus was closed around 5:45 a.m. due to the outage.

Drivers were being forced to take a slight detour around Speer Boulevard and Champa Street until shortly after 6 a.m. when police reopened the roadway.

Light rail service in the area did not appear to be impacted by the outage.

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