Update: Power expected to be restored in Riverhead by 8 p.m.

Downtown Riverhead during Friday's power outage. (Credit: Mike White photos)
A transformer failure caused Friday’s power outage in downtown Riverhead. (Credit: Mike White photos)

Update: The PSEG outage map now says power is expected to be restored by 8 p.m.

Original post: About 115 PSEG Long Island customers are without power as of 11:45 a.m. Friday, according to the power authority’s website.

The outage has been reported in the downtown area and power is expected to be restored by 6 p.m., according to PSEG.

A PSEG spokesperson said the outage is related to a transformer failure and a crew is currently at the scene.

As of 5 p.m., Riverhead Town police are directing traffic at the intersection of Main Street and Peconic Avenue because the traffic light there is out.

Check back for updates.

PSEG utility trucks in downtown Riverhead during Friday afternoon's power outage. (Credit: Mike White)
PSEG utility trucks in Riverhead during Friday afternoon’s power outage.