UPDATE: Power Outage Hits Boise State Campus 

Feb. 14, 2017 1:30 p.m.

Idaho Power had restored power to much of the campus of Boise State University and the surrounding area by early Tuesday afternoon. It was estimated that about 3,600 customer had been effected by the shortage, including the Ada County Courthouse.

ORIGINAL POST: Feb. 14, 2017 11 a.m.

Boise State University sent out an alert to students, faculty and staff late Tuesday morning, alerting them of a campus-wide power outage.  "Power is out all through campus and downtown," read the Bronco Alert. "Traffic lights are out."

University officials said the epicenter of the outage was just north of University Drive and east of Theater Lane.

Indeed, Idaho Power crews were dispatched to the scene and according to the utility's online "Outage Center," power was expected to be restored by 1 p.m.

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