At Pepco, our purpose is providing safe, reliable, and affordable energy for our customers. As part of our commitment to meet the growing demand for electric service and to enhance the capacity and reliability of our system, Pepco plans to upgrade the electric system infrastructure in the downtown Silver Spring area, with portions of work also occurring in Prince George's County and the District of Columbia.
Construction for this project will begin near Sligo substation in September 2017 and will continue through December 2022. The work will affect traffic along several roads including Fenton Street, Eastern Avenue, and New Hampshire Avenue. Work will typically take place Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
As a result of construction, businesses and residents may experience:
Areas of construction include:
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We understand that this work will affect the community and we strive to complete the project with as little disruption as possible. Our goal is to be transparent and informative about this project.
Have questions? For project information, visit pepco.com/Takoma or contact us at email@example.com or 855-888-9343.