FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — Several blocks in downtown Freeport were left without power on Thursday after a ComED subcontractor damaged a transformer during scheduled maintenance.

Downtown businesses and traffic signals were left without power after the incident, which happened at 2:40 p.m., officials said.

In a release, the City said ComEd is working to rectify the issue, but no estimated time of a repair was given.

At 4:34 p.m., ComEd said power had been restored.