Power fully restored on campus




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3:05 p.m. today:

Rochester Gas and Electric has fully restored power to the RIT campus. Thank you for your patience during today's power outage.

2:20 p.m. today:

The cause of the power outage is related to a main power line at the University of Rochester, which was damaged by a contractor. RG&E is inspecting and repairing that line. Power is coming back on incrementally. All power at RIT should be restored within one hour.

2:15 p.m. today:

The power outage continues. The cause is not yet known. There is no estimate of when power will be restored.

1:40 p.m. today:

The RIT power outage is related to a Rochester Gas and Electric issue off campus. RG&E officials are investigating. The outage is beyond the RIT campus.

1 p.m. today:

Half of campus is without power. Details will be announced as they become available.

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