Traffic runs smooth when the traffic signals are working,
but when they don’t, people sometimes get impatient or forget some of the basic
rules of the road.Today, around , Overland Park dispatchers started to receive
calls about a power outage that caused the power to go out at homes, businesses
and traffic signals. The affected area is from Quivira to Lamar, 135th Street
to 143rd Street.Overland
Park officers are responding to some of the major
intersections to assist with traffic control.Please remember to treat all intersections normally controlled by
traffic signals as four-way stops until repairs are made.
Kansas City Power and Light has been contacted. They are in the process of addressing the
outage at this time.
Overland Park Police Department