For Immediate Release
Crews will continue to work non-stop through Monday on permanent repairs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Permanent repairs have been completed on two of the three underground cables on N. Capitol Street that lost power last Tuesday evening. Crews will continue to work non-stop through Monday to make permanent repairs on the other cable.
Following last week's outage and while permanent repairs were underway, aboveground temporary cables were used to return affected customers to service.
While permanent repairs are underway, street closures will affect First Street, NE between L and M Street, NE, and Pierce Street, NE between N. Capitol Street, NE and First Street, NE. A section of the curb lane on N. Capitol Street, NE, at the intersection of L and N. Capitol Street, NE, will be closed through Monday evening rush hour.
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Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 778,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia