Right-Of-Way & Field Work Notices

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Our ROW crews will be working throughout our service territory of 41 towns now and into the fall. We make every effort to inform members of ROW cutting ahead of time, but we cannot guarantee prior notification due to our crews' rapidly changing schedules.

Questions or concerns? Contact our Right-Of-Way Coordinator Larry Gilbert at 802-224-2339.

Washington Electric appreciates your understanding as we work to improve reliability in your area. Thank you!

Remember: Always be prepared for unexpected outages.

Please note that all ROW work is done by mechanical means. No herbicide chemicals are used.

WHERE: Calais & East Montpelier

WHEN: Beginning Monday, September 20

NOTICE: ROW crews will be trimming with the mulcher machine in your area. This is not an outage and there are no planned outages associated with this project. Some members on the following roads will be affected.

ROADS:

  • Gray, Lightning Ridge and Tucker in the town of Calais
  • Chickering, Factory Street, Guyette, Kelton, Markham, Old Trail, Snow Hill, Trail, and Tucker in the town of East Montpelier

WHERE: Corinth & Topsham

WHEN: Beginning Monday, August 23

NOTICE: Right-of-Way crews will be removing danger trees in your area. This is not an outage and there are no planned outages associated with this project. Some members on the following roads will be affected.

ROADS:

  • Thurston Hollow, Turkey Hill, and VT RTE 25 in Corinth
  • Batten, Beckwith Street, Bruleigh, Captains Walk, Crossroad, Gendron, Gustine, Main Street, Maplewood, North Pleasant, Park Street, Perini, Pleasant Street, Powder Spring, Ridge Street, Spooner, VT RTE 25, Waits River Valley, Watson Hill, Willey Hill, and Zion in Topsham

WHERE: Barre & Plainfield

WHEN: Beginning Monday, August 23

NOTICE: Right-of-Way crews will be removing danger trees in your area. This is not an outage and there are no planned outages associated with this project. Some members on the following roads will be affected.

ROADS:

  • Mitchell and Plainfield in Barre
  • Fassett, Lower, and VT RTE 14S in Plainfield

WHERE: Orange & Barre Town

WHEN: Through fall 2021

NOTICE: Right-of-Way crews will be removing danger trees in your area. This is not an outage and there are no planned outages associated with this project. Some members on the following roads will be affected.

ROADS:

  • Reservoir, Cutler Corner, Bisson, and George

WHERE: Calais

WHEN: Through July 2021

NOTICE: Right-of-Way crews will be removing danger trees in your area. This is not an outage and there are no planned outages associated with this project. Some members on the following roads will be affected.

ROADS:

  • Martin

WHERE: Calais & Marshfield

WHEN: Beginning Tuesday, April 20

NOTICE: Right-of-Way crews will be removing danger trees in your area. This is not an outage and there are no planned outages associated with this project. Some members on the following roads will be affected.

ROADS:

  • Luce, Durkee, Max Gray, and parts of East Hill in Calais
  • Hollister Hill, Pike, Calais, Johnson, Beaver Meadow, Sadie Foss, Dwinell, Pitkin Farm, and Bent in Marshfield

PLEASE NOTE:

The forestry mulcher will be in use throughout WEC territory this summer and fall. We are working hard to improve system reliability and right-of-way access for outage response.

Please stay away from the mulcher if you should see it in operation.  Our operators are happy to speak with you once their work is complete.

Our ROW crews will be working throughout our service territory of 41 towns now and into the fall. We make every effort to inform members of ROW cutting ahead of time, but we cannot guarantee prior notification due to our crews' rapidly changing schedules.


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