For Immediate Release
Md. - In order to improve service reliability in Pocomoke, Md.,
Delmarva Power this month will begin an approximately $1 million project to
upgrade and modernize its electric distribution system in the town.
The work will involve the
replacement of about 70 poles, as well as the installation of new wire, cross-arms,
switching equipment and other assorted upgrades. Improvements will be made
along the following streets:
The work is not expected to
cause any significant traffic delays.
Work is expected to be completed
sometime in August, at which time Delmarva Power crews will convert customers
to the new power lines, necessitating planned service interruptions of several
hours. Prior to the conversion, customers who will be affected by an outage
will be notified. Any business-related outages will take place during
"Over the last five years,
Delmarva Power has invested approximately $1 billion to strengthen the electric
system throughout our service territory and we plan to equal that investment
pace over the next five years," said John Allen, Delmarva Power region vice
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