Logansport Utilities planned electric outage April 22, 2023 in downtown Logansport

Last Updated on April 13, 2023 by Logansport Utilities

The Logansport Utilities’ electric department will be installing a new pole for the Erie Avenue reconstruction project on Saturday, April 22, 2023 that requires a small scheduled power outage for various businesses, traffic signals, and a few apartments in the area.

The new pole installation is happening at the corner of 5th Street and Erie Avenue. The project will begin at 6:00 a.m. and should be completed within 2 hours. The power must be turned off for crews to safely complete the work.

Traffic signals will also be affected at 3rd , 4th , and 5th Streets along Market Street. Stop signs will be in effect in those intersections.

Any apartments in the area will be affected in the early morning two-hour outage, as well as the following businesses:

People’s Winery
Hendrickson’s Auto Credit
State Theater
Judy’s Good Life Emporium
Pear Tree Gallery
Mike Anderson Detail Shop
Iron Horse Museum (Depot)
AM Young Agency
Ed Nason Insurance
The Gallery
Gallery Warehouse
Personal Finance Co.
Farmer’s Fresh Market
J&J Auto Sales
Dance Moore Studio
50 Shades of Beauty Salon
Comprehensive Counseling Center
The Avenue Bar
Cervantes Construction

Apartment residents are advised to prepare for the planned outage with the following tips:

-Have a plan to maintain use of any medical equipment dependent on electricity
-Charge cell phones
-Unplug computers, televisions, and sensitive electronics.
-Notify your home security company.
-Know how to manually operate garage doors and electric gates.
-Minimize opening refrigerator and freezer doors during the outage.
-Turn off all heat-producing appliances (stoves, toaster ovens, irons, hair curlers, etc)

Logansport Utilities is committed to making system improvements that will increase electric reliability and decrease emergency power outages. Crews will work quickly, while being safe, to restore power as soon as possible.

SOURCE: News release from Logansport Utilities

Logansport Utilities is a municipal owned, board-operated electric and water utility serving the city of Logansport and surrounding county areas in northern Indiana. Started in 1894, the utility offers carbon free electricity and clean water to more than 20,000 residents and businesses. LU continues to serve and drive redevelopment in the region. For more information on Logansport Utilities please visit logansportutilities.com

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