Power outage caused by failed equipment in downtown Austin

Power has been restored to all customers after a power outage in downtown Austin

Austin Energy reported the outage in the area of I-35 and Cesar Chavez at around 12:15 p.m. on September 27. 

At one point the outage affected nearly 2,000 customers.

Austin Energy said the cause of the outage was underground electrical equipment failure.

Power was restored to all but a few customers by 4 p.m.