Allegheny Power Outages Scheduled For May And June

Bartow, WV – Allegheny Power will interrupt electric service in eastern Pocahontas County and parts of Highland County on May 19th and June 1st.

The planned outages will affect approximately 2700 customers and are necessary to ensure service reliability in the area, according to a news release from Allegheny Power.

The outage on Wednesday, May 19th is scheduled for 12:30 to 4:30pm.

The outage scheduled for Tuesday, June 1st will last from 12:30 to 8:30pm.

In Pocahontas, the following areas will be affected:

The town of Durbin, including several miles north along Rt 44 to the community of Olive
Rt 250 between Durbin and Bartow
Rt 28 from Bartow north to the Camp Pocahontas 4-H camp
Rt 92 from Bartow south to Arbovale
Rt 6 area from Arbovale south to Galford Run

Areas affected in Highland are:

Rt 250 west of Monterey through the communities of Blue Grass, New Hampden, Meadowdale to the WV state line
Town of Monterey
Rt 220 north to the WV state line
Rt 220 south to Vanderpool
RT 84 from Vanderpool south to Mill Gap
RT 250 from Monterey south to McDowell
Rt 654 between McDowell and Doe Hill.

Customers with questions about the planned outages may call 1-800-255-3443.

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Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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