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PSEG Long Island crews upgrading equipment across Southold

01/09/2016 6:00 AM |

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In an effort to reduce power outages in Southold Town, PSEG Long Island crews will be in the area over the next few months to upgrade its equipment.

The project includes: replacing wires, installing new and more durable poles, and replacing switching equipments in order to improve the electric grid’s reliability, according to a press release.

The work is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program.

There are also several PSEG projects going on across Southold Town, including the following:

Started in October and expected to be completed later this month:

  • Sage Boulevard between State Route 25 (Main Rd) and dead end
  • State Route 25 / Main Rd between A Road and Bay Home Road
  • State Route 25 / Main Rd between Manor Hill Lane and Alvahs Lane
  • State Route 25 / Main Rd between Cardinal Drive and Moores Lane
  • Marratooka Lane between State Route 25 / Main Rd and New Suffolk Avenue
  • New Suffolk Avenue between Marratooka Lane and Ole Jule Lane

Started this month and expected to be completed in a couple of months:

  • Factory Avenue between Main Road / Route 25 and Sound Avenue
  • Sound Avenue between Factory Avenue & Route 48
  • Wickham Ave between Route 48 and Main Road / Route 25
  • Main Road /Route 25 between Marratooka Lane and Sound Avenue
  • Sound Ave between Main Road /Route 25 and Pacific Street
  • Herricks Lane near Stroll Drive
  • Peconic Bay Boulevard between Washington Avenue and South Jamesport Avenue
  • South Jamesport Avenue between Peconic Bay Boulevard and Route 25 / Main Road
  • Franklinville Road between Route 25 / Main Road and Route 25 / Main Road by-pass
  • Route 25 / Main Road between Laurel Lake Road and Old Main Road
  • Old Main Road between Route 25 / Main Road and Route 25 / Main Road by-pass
  • Route 25 / Main Road between Old Main Road and Sigsbee Road

There are also several PSEG projects going on across Riverhead Town, including the following projects that started in November and scheduled to be completed in April:

  • Sound Avenue east of Edwards Avenue and west of Cross River Drive
  • Edwards Avenue south of Route 25
  • Riley Avenue between Edwards Avenue and Twomey Avenue
  • Twomey Avenue south of Sound Avenue and North of Route 25
  • Osborn Avenue south of Sound Avenue
  • Mill Road north of Middle Road
  • Roanoke Avenue south of Sound Avenue and North of Middle Road
  • Route 25 (Main Road) between Howell Avenue and Washington Avenue
  • Tuthills Lane between Route 25 and south of South Apollo Drive

For a list of specific project plans, visit the PSEG Long Island’s website under its FEMA Projects section.

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Photo: PSEG employees working on East Main Street in Riverhead Friday morning. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

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