UPDATE: Colorado Springs Utilities said power has been restored to almost all homes and businesses impacted by a power outage Friday afternoon.
CSU reports 146 customers are without electricity as of 5:40 p.m. near the motor city area.
Earlier on Friday, about 4,000 customers were impacted in an area that extends south from E. Las Vegas Street south to Cheyenne Blvd. The outage impacted some major intersections late in the afternoon during rush hour.
CSU has not yet announced what caused the outage.