Short-term outage and intermittent road closures to take place on January 19 in Cross Mountain area
January 17, 2023 (SAN ANTONIO) – CPS Energy will improve the current infrastructure and distribution of its electric service to support the reliability in the growing Cross Mountain area, located in the northwest section of Bexar County. According to the U.S. Census, from 2010–2020, the Cross Mountain population grew three times faster than the City of San Antonio. About 80 new homes are added annually in the Cross Mountain area, adding to CPS Energy’s 907,000-plus electric customers.
To address this booming growth, CPS Energy will work on an infrastructure improvement project along the Cross Mountain Trail and Scenic Loop Road areas to meet the area’s increased energy demands due to the growth. This infrastructure work will take place on Thursday, January 19, 2023, starting at 9 a.m.
To ensure the health and safety of crews, the project requires planned outages of various durations starting at 9 a.m. with an estimated completion of 2 p.m. CPS Energy’s Customer Response Unit (CRU) will be located at the intersection of South Fork and Lookout Mesa to support customers with more information. Customers in this area have been notified of this work by email, text and NextDoor.
Multiple utility crews will work on the improvement project and, in some cases, require access to properties. For additional safety precautions, intermittent lane closures will occur at the Cross Mountain Trail and Scenic Loop Road intersection.
Please click here for more information about this Cross Mountain project.
Traffic control will be provided. However, drivers are asked to find alternative routes and to Move Over or Slow Down, per State law, for crews and driver safety.
About CPS Energy
Established in 1860, CPS Energy is the nation’s largest public power, natural gas, and electric company, providing safe, reliable, and competitively-priced service to more than 907,526 electric and 373,998 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 for 80 years. As a trusted and strong 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 in giving back to our city and programs aimed at bringing value to our customers. CPS Energy is among the top public power wind energy buyers in the nation and number one in Texas for solar generation.