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Electrical Power Line Work – Centennial & Rouse

City Press Releases

June 8, 2022

PITTSBURG, KS – Evergy and its contractor Capital Electric will be preforming power line transmission work in Pittsburg. Work is expected to begin Wednesday, June 8 and continue over the next few weeks, weather permitting.

Work will begin at 530th Ave. and move east along Centennial Dr. to Rouse St. Once that work has been completed, crews will move north on Rouse St. and end at East Quincy St.

Working hours will be 7:15 am to 5:00 pm Monday – Friday. Work is expected to be complete by Wednesday, June 29, weather permitting.

While this work is being performed, there will be partial lane closures. Construction signs and safety cones will be placed along the route. Residents and pedestrians are advised to be aware of the crews working and use extreme caution. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes when possible.

The City of Pittsburg appreciates the patience of motorists and residents while this work is being performed.  Please contact Director of Public Works & Utilities Matt Bacon at (620) 240-5126 with questions regarding this work.


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