Nearly 4,000 customers in southwest Chula Vista were without power Tuesday afternoon, according to San Diego Gas and Electric’s website.
The outage was centered between Third Avenue and Paseo Ranchero, south of L Street and Telegraph Canyon Road, according to Chula Vista police.
The outage caused several traffic lights to stop working, which created traffic problems during the evening commute. Drivers were asked avoid southbound Interstate 805 and Telegraph Canyon Road.
Power was expected to be restored by 5 p.m.
There is now word on what caused the outage.