CPS ENERGY WORK RAISES OVERHEAD POWER LINES NEAR IH-35 N AND O’CONNOR ROAD

Drivers asked to find alternate routes to avoid lane closures

January 14, 2022 (SAN ANTONIO)-  CPS Energy contract crews will install taller monopoles near IH-35 North and O’Connor Road over the next three weekends to raise power lines in the area. The work is being done to accommodate a future Texas Department of Transportation (TXDoT) project.

The work will start Sunday, January 16, 2022, and continue for the next two Sundays from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. For safety precautions, intermittent lane closures will take place on the highway and the IH-35 North access road between Weidner and O’Connor roads. Drivers are asked to find alternative routes and avoid the area, if possible, during the project hours.

Dates for the work are as follows:

           Sunday, January 16, 2022

          Sunday, January 23, 2022

          Sunday, January 30, 2022

Law enforcement officers will be on site to provide traffic control. CPS Energy reminds drivers to Move Over Slow Down, per State law for crew and driver safety. 

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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 884,811 electric and 366,709 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 $8 billion in revenue for the City of San Antonio for more than seven decades. As a trusted and strong community partner, we continuously focus on job creation, economic development, and educational investment. True to our People First philosophy, 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.

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