Superdome News

Super Bowl Outage Traced to Faulty Device

The failure of a device meant to protect the power supply to the Superdome caused the Super Bowl blackout, the stadium’s power company said Friday as it took the blame for the outage that brought the game to a halt …

Power Problems Came up During Super Bowl Rehearsals

Power fluctuations during rehearsals for the Super Bowl led organizers to use generators at Sunday’s game, which was then interrupted for 35 minutes by a partial blackout, a National Football League official said. About half of the Superdome in New …

Superdome Officials Worried About a Power Outage

Superdome officials warned just months before the Super Bowl that the venue’s electrical system could suffer a power outage and rushed to replace some of the equipment ahead of the big game. While the cause of Sunday’s 34-minute outage is …

Lousiana Board Says Recent Work Not Related to Superbowl Game Outage

A lawyer for the state board that oversees the Superdome says Sunday night’s power outage during the Super Bowl does not appear to be related to work done on the stadium’s electrical system in December. The board last fall approved …