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Maintenance outage to affect customers north and west of Augusta

AUGUSTA, ME, June 9, 2010 – Central Maine Power Company (CMP) needs to disrupt power to an estimated 3,600 customers in Mount Vernon, Readfield, and several nearby towns early Saturday morning, June 12, to perform maintenance on a circuit that serves the area. Workers need to replace poles and other equipment on the distribution grid to enhance service to the area.
The outage will begin shortly after midnight. CMP expects to have power restored by 5 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, the work will be postponed to the same early-morning hours on Sunday, June 13.

“This outage is needed so our crews can work on this equipment safely and efficiently,” says CMP spokesman John Carroll. “We scheduled this work for the overnight hours to minimize inconvenience to customers, and we appreciate everyone’s understanding.”

The outage will affect the following streets and roads:

Belgrade: Crank Road, Dunn Road, Ellis Line, Hilliard Line, Jenney Line (Pvt), Jesses Way, Laplante Line, Long Pond Line, Pine View Line, Readfield Road, Rice Line, Rock Garden Estates, Sandy Cove Road, Whitney Road


Chesterville: Beal Line, Diller Line Parker Pond, Shores Road, West Mount Vernon Road


Fayette: Basin Road, Beal Line, Camp Vega Pump Line, Carver Line, Clark Line, Creek Line, David Pond Line #1, David Pond Line #2, Dolloff Drive, Foster Line, Gile Road, Grenier Line, Griffin Line, Gustavison Line, Hales Pond Line, Lovejoy Pond Road, Lovejoy Shores Line, Mayo Line, Mitchell Line, Mt Vernon Road, Oak Hill Road, Old Livermore Road, Old North Wayne Road, Paddock Line, Parker Pond Line #1, Parker Pond Line #2, Parker Pond Line #3, Partell Line, Pfaffle Line, Point Drive, Readfield Road, Sanderson Road, Sandy River Road, Shore Road, Sorman Line (Pvt), Spears Line, St Clair Line, Stockwell Line, Thompson Road, Wood Line


Manchester: Alice Line, Allen Hill Road, Carlton Pond Road, Memory Lane, Mount Vernon Road, Readfield Road, Readfield Road Feeder, Whitney Road, Wyman Farm Road


Mount Vernon: All streets and roads


Readfield: All streets and roads except Winthrop Road and side roads on the western shore of Maranacook Lake


Rome: Beaudette Line, Beaver Brook Line, Camp Wyconda Line, Camp Wyconda South, Dean Line, Feeney Line, Glines Line, Hall Line, Hammond Line, Mount Vernon Back Road, Ronco Line, Stevens Line


Vienna: Abbott Line, Brossy Line, Duley Line, Herrin Line, Hughes Line(Pvt), Klir Beck Road, North Road, Seavey Road, Theriault Drive, Tilton Road, Umlauf Line (Pvt), Webber Island Line (Pvt), Whittier Pond Line


Winthrop: Case Road, South Road, Wyman Farm Line


About Central Maine Power Company (CMP): Central Maine Power Company, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, is Maine’s largest electricity transmission and distribution utility. The company delivers about 9 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually to more than 600,000 homes and businesses, representing about 80% of Maine’s annual consumer sales of electricity. The company has been ranked #1 in customer satisfaction three times by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit