Detroit’s lighting department says it’s finished restoring power to all of the 21 public schools that lost service in a storm, keeping 10 of them closed for two days.
Crews have restored power to over 75 percent of the homes and business knocked offline following three days of storms packing high winds.
Authorities say a downed power line along Woodward Avenue is causing about 1,400 outages.
Wednesday is a Count Day — which is directly tied to a school’s per-pupil funding from the state.
A power cable failed at a substation in northwest Detroit earlier Tuesday forcing some schools to cancel classes.
DPS announced Tuesday that four Detroit public lighting substations have failures.
Hundreds of west side Detroit students were sent home early after a power outage forced the closure of more than 30 schools.
Michigan regulators plan to investigate power outages stemming from a pre-Christmas holiday ice storm that knocked out service to about 660,000 customers.
Fewer than 32,000 homes and businesses remain without power a week after a massive ice storm swept across parts of Michigan.
About 600,000 homes and businesses across Michigan lost power after last weekend’s devastating ice storm.