UI Announces Planned Outages in Bridgeport, Fairfield and Stratford To Facilitate System Improvements

 

ORANGE, CT - July 25, 2016 - In order to accommodate upgrades to its electric system that will help ensure reliable service in the future, United Illuminating (UI) has scheduled service outages in Bridgeport, Fairfield and Stratford on July 27. These brief outages are necessary to accommodate maintenance work at three UI substations. This work will improve the reliability and resilience of the electric system that serves these communities. The outages may be canceled in the event of severe weather. Scheduled service outages are occasionally necessary as UI maintains and upgrades its electric system to serve customers better and ensure future reliability. Affected customers have been notified by mail and other means.

Wednesday, July 27, 12:01-1 a.m.  Planned outage will affect approximately 2,000 customers on portions of the following streets served by Tunxis Substation in Fairfield. Fairfield: Abigails Way, Adelaide Street, Alton Place, Alvin Street, Andrassy Avenue, Bel Air Lane, Berkeley Road, Berkley Road, Black Rock Avenue, Black Rock Turnpike, Blueridge Road, Bullard Street, Burroughs Street, Cardinal Street, Chapman Avenue, Country Road, Crane Street, Dawn Street, Division Avenue, Edison Avenue, Elderberry Lane, Elizabeth Street, Fairway Gardens, Green Knolls Lane, Greenfield Street, High Street, Highlawn Road, Holland Hill Drive, Hunyadi Avenue, Jeniford Road, Judd Street, Kalan Circle, Karen Street, Katona Drive, Knapps Highway, Lenox Road, Lovers Lane, Marlborough Terrace, May Street, Mayfair Road, Meadowcroft Road, Melville Avenue, Milandale Road, Moritz Place, New England Avenue, Oakwood Drive, Old Stratfield Road, Parkwood Road, Pepperbush Lane, Pope Street, Rakoczy Avenue, Raymonds Circle, Reynolds Drive, Ridgely Avenue, Rodgers Road, Rosedale Street, Roseville Street, School Street, Shagbark Lane, Shalimar Lane, Silver Circle, Soundview Avenue, Stephens Lane, Sterling Street, Sugar Plum Lane, Sunnyridge Avenue, Sunrise Avenue, Sunset Avenue, Sunset Circle, Suzanne Circle, Thompson Street, Tunxis Hill Cutoff, Tunxis Hill Road, Vesper Street, Warsaw Street, Waschuk Circle, Wilton Road, Woodcrest Road, York Road, Youngstown Road. 

 

Wednesday, July 27, 1:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.  Planned outage will affect approximately 2,500 customers on portions of the following streets served by Carnegie Substation in Bridgeport. Bridgeport: Birdsey Street, Boston Avenue, Boston Terrace, Canaan Road, Carnegie Avenue, Clermont Avenue, Court A, Court B, Court C, Court D, Gary Street, Granfield Avenue, Grant Street, Hale Terrace, Harvey Street, Hoover Street, Judson Place, Lewis Place, Mill Hill Avenue, North Bishop Avenue, North Ridgefield Avenue, North Summerfield Avenue, Pearl Harbor Street, Pixlee Place, Post Street, Prince Street, Ridgefield Avenue, Success Avenue, Summerfield Avenue and Velvet Street; Stratford: Canaan Court, Canaan Road, Clover Street, Henry Avenue, Pond Street, Raymond Street, Success Avenue, Swanson Street, Weber Street

 

Wednesday, July 27, from 2:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.  Planned outage will affect approximately 1,450 customers on portions of the following streets served by Canal Substation in Stratford. Bridgeport: Barnum Avenue and Lenox Avenue; Stratford: Barnum Avenue, Benjamin Avenue, Booth Street, Boston Avenue, Broadbridge Avenue, Burritt Avenue, California Street, Canaan Road, College Street, Collins Street, Colony Street, Edwin Street, Franklin Avenue, Graham Street, High Park Avenue, Hollister Street, Johnson Avenue, Knowlton Street, Lenox, Leonard Street, Light Street, Mary Avenue, Melville Street, Milford Avenue, Miranda Drive, Miranda Lane, Mohawk Street, Nichols Avenue, Noble Street, Oakland Place, Oakland Street, Peace Street, Putnam Street, Randolph Street, Rockaway Avenue, Rockwell Street, Temple Street, Vernon Street, West Broad Street, Wiklund Avenue, Winfield Drive, and Wyoming Street.  Customers with questions - including those with medical conditions or generators - can call UI's Scheduled Outage Hotline at 877-491-9533. Callers will be prompted to enter the Outage Identification Number, which can be found in the outage letter mailed to customers affected by these planned outages.