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For Immediate Release


Pepco Crews Complete Permanent Repairs on Underground in North Capitol Area

WASHINGTON , D.C. - Permanent repairs have been completed on all of the three underground cables in the North Capitol Street area that lost power last Tuesday evening. Following last week's outage while permanent repairs were underway, all customers remained in service.

"We thank our customers for their cooperation, patience and understanding," said Thomas H. Graham, President Pepco Region.

Pierce Street, N.E. between North Capitol Street, N.E. and First Street, N.E. will remain closed until Wednesday morning. Other streets in the area that were closed while permanent repairs were made are open.

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Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 789,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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