****UPDATE: Durham Tech’s Orange County campus is scheduled to reopen on Monday, July 16, after a power outage and disabled water system forced the school to close Thursday and Friday.****
Durham Tech’s Orange County campus remains closed Friday.
The campus was initially closed Thursday “due to the lack of power and a disabled water system,” according to the school’s website.
Officials said the facility in Hillsborough will be closed until electricity and water can be restored.
Duke Energy initially reported that nearly 500 customers were without power in Hillsborough after a vehicle damaged power equipment late Thursday morning. But the utility reported that power was restored before 4 p.m. Thursday
Durham Tech officials said early Friday morning that the Orange County campus remained closed on Friday due to ongoing issues with power at the facility.
All other Durham Tech campuses are open and operating under normal hours.