Dothan Utilities Hurricane Michael - October 12, 2018 at 1:15 pmMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Oct 12 2018 7:15 PM
Less Than 12,000 customers without power currently (24,000 outages at the storms’ peak_
This still a big day for Dothan Utilities and Public Works-We are mobilizing major tree clearing crew efforts in Garden District along Choctaw Substation Circuits. Stay away from these crews-important! We have a very large workforce throughout City and Working to restore power to feeders-stay away from these crews-important!
Monument Sub-Working areas on Adams, College, N. St Andrews, Lena, Montana, Chickasaw, and Range (two circuits)-working small areas now.
Haven Sub-Continue work tomorrow on Selma St., 6th Ave., 3rd, and S. Alice St. Crew to complete and then move to Monument Sub next.
Hodgesville Sub-Working Circleview and South of Wayne Rd. Will work Cloverdale next. Circleview, additional parts of Hodgesville Road, and East Saunders Road (including trailer part and Wiregrass Dr) completed.
Choctaw-Continue work on RCC main lines-08-26 completed which includes everything outside Circle and along Westgate areas now-most power up. Working both sides of Montgomery Hwy and areas all the way to Napier Field Road and along Westgate to Technology Drive. Major tree removal efforts underway inside circle today (08-25 and 08-27). This will enable power restoration access and work. There is major damage and access issues-this are will take a lot of time.
West Carroll Sub-Working S. Park and Taylor Road areas (Alabama Power also in area and will restore our power when they have finished) and then will move to Stonebridge next (major damage in Stonebridge area).
Flynn Sub-Tree Crew working on trees on lines-431, North of Westgate-Large tree removed and road built to install pole.
Miscellaneous Small Areas-Work is planned throughout City on miscellaneous areas.
Contract and Mutual Aid:
Contract Tree Trimming Crews