TRAFFIC ALERT: Power outage knocks out three traffic lights on Airport-Pulling Road

— It was a free-for-all on Airport-Pulling Road this afternoon when a power outage temporarily knocked out three traffic lights.

Around 2 p.m. the traffic lights at the intersections with J&C Boulevard, Orange Blossom Drive, and Naples Boulevard, all lost power, said Kristi Lester, spokeswoman for the Collier County Sheriff’s Office. Power was out for about a half hour.

Power should be restored, according to Florida Power & Light spokeswoman Jackie Anderson.

Some 2,000 customers were affected when power blinked out at 2:03 p.m.

"There were quite a few birds on one of the lines. They caused the lines to bounce and locked the feeder out," she said. All power was restored at 2:38 p.m, Anderson said.

If anyone is still experiencing difficulty, call 1-800-4-OUTAGE.

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barbwire writes:

Keep the birds out of Naples. Oh and charge the airport tax.

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