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Outage required for Avista, Clearwater Power customers

| May 13, 2021 1:00 AM

About 950 Avista and 2,846 Clearwater Power customers in Potlatch, Princeton, Harvard, Sanders, Tensed, Emida, Fernwood, Clarkia, Santa, and the surrounding area will experience a power outage starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. on May 23.

Avista’s contractor, Titan Powerline, will be performing upgrades to Avista’s transmission infrastructure near East Cove Road on U.S. 95 south of Potlatch. Line crews will be replacing five power poles to accommodate Idaho Department of Transportation road work that will take place later this summer.

Commuters will experience intermittent lane restrictions and road closures on U.S. 95 and Cove Road on May 23 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Additional lane restrictions and road closures are possible May 12 through May 22.