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Power outage coming to St. Maries area

| September 11, 2021 1:00 AM

About 750 Avista electric customers near St. Maries will experience a planned power outage on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

The planned outage will last five hours, from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Traffic control will be in place on Highway 3 near Goosehaven Road along the Dike. Impacted customers will be notified before the outage occurs. Customers within St. Maries city limits will not be impacted by the outage.

Avista and its contractor will provide maintenance to equipment in the area to accommodate the Highway 3 Dike widening road project. The routine work will increase reliability and reduce future outages.

Avista customer service representatives have a variety of resources and information available to aid customers in need. Customers who have questions or concerns can contact Avista at 800-227-9187 for assistance and reference outage number 1283437.