City crews will be turning off power for approximately 778 customers in the northwestern part of the City at midnight tonight to replace a power pole at Avery Avenue and Bouchelle Street. The pole was hit by a car over the weekend. Power is expected to be restored to all affected customers by 3 a.m.
Customers in the areas of Avery Avenue, Bouchelle Street, East Meeting Street, and East Union Street will primarily be affected by the outage. A map of the outage area is below.
The intersection of Bouchelle Street and Avery Avenue will be closed during this time. Public Safety will be on hand to direct traffic.
As always, any City customers who experience an unplanned outage can call 828-438-5277 to report it.
Almost all City customers who live in the area shaded blue will be affected by the outage.
Crews were making preparations early Tuesday to replace the power pole at the intersection of Bouchelle Street and Avery Avenue.