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Temporary fix for network outage at several Amphi schools after construction mishap

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Officials have found a temporary fix after several Amphitheathre schools were affected by a network outage after a construction mishap near La Cañada and Wetmore.

The mishap knocked out internet and phone service.

A total of 13 schools were affected. They are all located north of River Road. The outage happened after a contractor damaged a network fiber line. The contractor wasn’t working with the district but the fiber line was in the public right of way.

The last update, which came in Friday morning, said service has been restored through a microwave system, according to an official.

The district said methods of communication are in place in case of an emergency.

Parents wishing to call their child’s school are still able to leave a voicemail. If you need to reach someone immediately, you can call the Schools Operations Department at at (520) 696-5168, (520) 696-5169, or (520) 696-5173.

The district hopes to have service restored by Friday morning.

Full list of schools affected:

  • Canyon del Oro High School
  • Copper Creek Elementary
  • Coronado K-8, Cross Middle School
  • Donaldson Elementary, Harelson Elementary
  • Innovation Academy
  • Ironwood Ridge High School
  • La Cima Middle School
  • Mesa Verde Elementary
  • Painted Sky Elementary
  • Walker Elementary
  • Wilson K-8.

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