Traffic signals out in Lower Allen Township

UPDATE:  Power was restored to the traffic lights at around 5 pm Tuesday.

Traffic alert in Cumberland County. A contractor working in the 1700 block of Hummel Avenue struck a conduit carrying power to the traffic signals at 17th Street and Hummel Ave.

The intersection is on the south side of the railroad bridge carrying traffic from Hummel Ave to State Street in Camp Hill Borough. This is an extremely busy intersection and the signals will be out for several hours. Repairs to the signal conduit and wiring cannot begin until a gas leak in the area is fixed.
Motorist are urged to avoid this area until well after the normal evening commute times.