PG&E Contractors Continue Electrical Work on Freedom Blvd. Undergrounding Project

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PG&E contractors will begin work on the electrical portion of the Freedom Blvd Undergrounding project, which is on Freedom Blvd between High and Broadis.  This work will require some traffic control and interrupt electrical service within and adjacent to the project area.  PG&E and the City have provided written notice to the residents and PG&E is to provide additional notification of the interruption to electrical service.

Schedule

Update – 5/31/16…

Week of 06/13 –  Continue installation of street lights.  Continue installation of service conduit on private property for telephone service.

Week of 06/06 – Continue removal of electrical wiring from poles and removal of the part of the poles that do not have television and telephone wiring. The overhead to underground electric conversion portion of the project is scheduled to be completed this week.  Continue installation of street lights.  Continue installation of service conduit on private property for telephone service.

Week of 05/31 – Complete conversion of electric service to each home or business from overhead to underground.  Repair private property damaged by installation of private services.  Complete repair sidewalk and street where excavation has been done.  Continue installation of street lights.  Begin removal of electrical wiring from poles and removal of the part of poles that do not have television and telephone wiring (removal of television and telephone wiring to be done at a later date).  Begin installation of service conduit on private property for telephone service.


Week of 5/30 – Continue conversion of electric service to each home or business from overhead to underground. Repair private property damaged by installation of private services. Repair sidewalk and street where excavation has been done.

Week of 5/23 – Continue conversion of electric service to each home or business from overhead to underground. Install electrical transformers in underground vaults or overhead on utility poles. Replace the lid over the box at 1010 Freedom Blvd. Repair private property damaged by installation of private services. Repair sidewalk and street where excavation has been done.

Week of 5/16 – Continue conversion of electric service to each home or business from overhead to underground. Repair private property damaged by installation of private services. Repair sidewalk and street where excavation has been done.

Week of 5/9 – Repair sidewalk and roadway surfaces. Complete placing wire in service conduit to homes and businesses.  Energize new underground primary electric cable.  This week may involve

Week of 5/2 – Complete installation of new services on Freedom Boulevard.  Complete installation of conduit in roadway and sidewalks at the corner of East High Street and Freedom Boulevard.  Place wire in service conduit to homes and businesses.  Install new pole at the corner of West High Street and Freedom Boulevard.

Week of 4/25 – Continue installation of new service conduit on Freedom Boulevard.  Install conduit in roadway and sidewalks on Miles Lane and at the corner of East High Street and Freedom Boulevard.  Place cable in conduit, boxes and vaults on Freedom Boulevard.  Install new riser poles on Miles Lane, Stanford Street and East High Street.

Week of 4/18 – Install new service conduit to homes and businesses on Freedom Boulevard.  Upgrade overhead wiring along West High Street and behind Gonzalez Street.

 

For questions, call Murray Fontes at 768-3117.

 

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