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Intermittent lane closures at Hwy 181 and S.E. Loop 410 will begin on Sunday, March 12, 2023, to improve electric reliability in the southeast area of San Antonio


March 10, 2023 (SAN ANTONIO) – CPS Energy is working to improve the quality and safety of aging transmission lines, which will help ensure electric reliability in the southeast area of San Antonio near US Highway 181 and S.E. Loop 410.

The Braunig to Highland Hills project involves stringing in new overhead electrical wires. The work will start on Sunday, March 12, and continue through Wednesday, March 15, 2023. For safety precautions, intermittent lane closures will be needed at S. US Highway 181 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, westbound just west of the CPS Energy Calaveras Power station road and eastbound just west of Laguna Road. FlexEVsm

The S.E. Loop 410 project involves installation and removal of overhead conductors that cross over the highway. The work will take place on Sunday, March 12 from the hours of 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CPS Energy crews will be working on both sides of the highway and access roads. Law enforcement will direct traffic as needed.

For more information about these projects, click here.

Power outages may occur during these projects, if your area will be affected by this road closure CPS Energy will reach out to you directly. Traffic control will be provided for both projects. Drivers are asked to find alternative routes and avoid the areas, if possible, during the project dates. CPS Energy reminds drivers to Move Over or Slow Down, per State law, for crew and driver safety. 


About CPS Energy

Established in 1860, CPS Energy is the nation’s largest community-owned provider of electric and natural gas services.  We provide safe, reliable, and competitively priced services to 907,526 electric and 373,988 natural gas customers in San Antonio and portions of seven adjoining counties. Our customers’ combined energy bills rank among the lowest of the nation’s 20 largest cities while generating $9 billion in revenue for the City of San Antonio over the last 80 years.  Our Vision 2027 strategic plan is designed to guide CPS Energy through rapid transformational change in our city.  As a trusted and reliable community partner, we continuously focus on job creation, economic development, and educational investment.  We are powered by our skilled workforce, whose commitment to the community is demonstrated through our employees’ volunteerism, our community engagement efforts and programs aimed at bringing value and assistance to our customers.

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