Caught on Camera: Transformer blows near I-64 in Short Pump causing power outages, traffic delays

Caught on Camera: Transformer blows near I-64 E in Short Pump

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - A transformer blew in Henrico County Monday morning causing power lines to fall across I-64 in Short Pump.

All eastbound lanes were blocked about one mile east of Broad Street, causing major traffic delays.

TRAFFIC ALERT

Wires down on I-64 E near Short Pump in Henrico County. All Eastbound lanes are closed. Expect delays.

Posted by NBC12 on Monday, April 13, 2020

The transformer blow also knocked out power to thousands in Henrico. Check the latest updates on power outages here.

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