(WXYZ) - As of Thursday evening, DTE Energy officials say they have worked with the City of Detroit to successfully restore power to all Public Lighting Department customers.
On Wednesday afternoon, problems at the Waterman Substation on West Jefferson caused the city's supply to stop flowing, causing many municipal buildings to lose power.
After the restoration, Wayne County officials say that the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center and the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice will be open on Friday. In addition, officials say the election recount will resume at Cobo Center tomorrow.
Classes will also resume at Wayne State University.
Action news has learned, three of the five cables failed on Wednesday--cutting off electricity to parts of downtown Detroit.
Getting juice flowing again was a slow process, because Detroit's equipment is at least 70 years old and one cable in need of repair is underground, causing a delay.
Detroit city employees that missed work because of the power outage will still be paid.
7 Action News reporter Jim Kiertzner was invited to look inside the Detroit Public Lighting Command Center.
With many downtown buildings without power for the last two days, watch the video in the player above to see the massive and fragile grid-- some of which is 100 years old.
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