Midtown Power Outage

The circuit serving Midtown customers was restored in separate sections. The first was restored at 1:20 p.m. The second was restored at 1:32 p.m, and the final section was restored at 3:32 p.m. We appreciate our customers' patience throughout the repair process.

12:15 p.m.
We’ve learned that a construction crew hit an underground cable at Leavenworth and Turner Blvd., causing that Midtown Omaha circuit lockout.

OPPD crews are isolating the damaged cable now and hope to restore all outage from a neighboring circuit by 1 p.m., while making permanent repairs to the damaged cable.

11:05 a.m.
A circuit locked out at approximately 10:54 a.m., impacting 1,697 customers in the Midtown area. The outage affects the following rough boundaries:
  • Harney St. to the north
  • Wright St. to the south
  • 29th St. to the east
  • 40th St. to the west
At this time, the cause is unknown. OPPD crews are en route to investigate in order to make necessary repairs. We will post more information as we receive updates.

Please click here to see the latest number of outages throughout our service territory, including this particular circuit and more typical outages due to a variety of causes.


To Report Downed Lines or Outages

Please call  1-800-554-OPPD (6773) or report online.

For convenience, OPPD provides customers many ways to track and report outages.

Report an outage:
• Report outages online at
• Call 1-800-554-OPPD (6773) from anywhere in the service area.
• Use the OPPDconnect app, for users of Apple’s iPhone®, iPod Touch® and iPad®. Download OPPDconnect free from the App Store. Android users may download the App through Google Play.

Regardless of how you report the outage, your information is processed electronically and forwarded so that corrective action can be taken as quickly as possible.

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