Bangor Hydro-Electric planning outage to do work in East Machias

Posted April 16, 2012, at 12:33 p.m.
Last modified April 16, 2012, at 5:36 p.m.

EAST MACHIAS, Maine — Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. crews are planning to conduct upgrades to the electrical system on Wednesday, April 18, forcing a planned outage for customers off and around Route 191 in East Machias.

The work is expected to begin at 10 a.m. and last about 90 minutes, affecting power in areas that include Hadley’s Lake Road, Palmers Landing Road, Dwelley Road and Chases Mills Road. If it is raining on Wednesday, the work will be done at the same time on Thursday.

The outage will allow crews to make necessary improvements to the system in the safest manner possible, according to a Bangor Hydro press release. Customers in the area should plan accordingly. To reach Bangor Hydro customer service with questions or comments, call 947-2414 or 800-499-6600.

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