Columbus power outage continues for AEP customers

More than 230,000 American Electric Power customers went without electricity Tuesday afternoon after intentional outages were made to protect the power grid, including outages that affected more than 169,000 in the Columbus area, according to the AEP Outage Map.

One of the most affected areas in the city is E. Hudson Street near I-71 in Linden, where 6,454 customers are without electricity. Other areas with major disruptions include:

  • 5,063 customer outages on Innis and Agler Roads in Linden.
  • 5,324 customer outages on E. 17th Avenue near the Ohio Expo Center and State Fair and Ohio History Center, with
  • 3,542 customer outages on N. High Street in Clintonville.
  • 5,850 customer outages on the South Side near US 23 and Gantz Road.
  • 2,878 customer outages near McKinley Avenue on the West Side.