Temporary power outage on the Bay Bridge

MOST POPULAR: Video, stories and more
SIGN-UP: Get breaking news sent to you

The power went out just after 2:00 am Thursday, shutting down everything except the tunnel lights.The outage even knocked out the red beacons that warn airplanes to avoid the top of the bridge's towers.

The coast guard advised shipping traffic on the bay to be extra alert during the outage.

PG&E doesn't know what caused the bridge, and about a hundred other customers, to lose their power.

The lights came back on just after 3 a.m..

       Today's latest headlines | ABC7 News on your phone
Follow us on Twitter | Fan us on Facebook | Get our free widget

Copyright © 2019 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.