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Power Outages Plague Princeton

Here's an updated list of power outages in Princeton, plus other updates provided by Princeton officials late Tuesday afternoon.


Nine days after Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, power outages still plague Princeton. PSE&G reports there are fewer than 1000 customers out in Princeton Borough and Township combined.  

On Tuesday afternoon, officials reported that they have asked the utility for long-term restoration plans so those affected longest can make arrangements for alternate shelter.  

According to police, here's an updated list of Princeton power outages reported to PSE&G on Tuesday, Nov. 6:

Borough 

  • Hunter Road
  • Mercer Street (first block)
  • South Stanworth

Township

Adams Drive (even numbers)
Baldwin Lane
Brooks Bend
Bookstone Drive
Castle Howard Court (western side)
Coniston Court
Fairway Drive
Finley Road
Fitch Way
Great Road (900 block)
Greenway Terrace
Herrontown Road (#900 SAVE Animal Hospital)
Hickory Court
Lambert Drive
Mountain Avenue (first block)
Mount Lucas Road (600 block)
Pardee Circle
Pettit Place
Pheasant Hill Road
Princeton - Kingston Road / Route 27 (500 block)
Province Line Road (#'s 4200 to 4600)
Prospect Ave (91 year old in the 600 block and trees leaning on wire at #513))
Puritan Court (all)
Random Road (100 block)
Redhill Road (Transformer on pole # 62458 at #85 leaking oil)
Ridgeview Road
Ridgeview Circle
Rosedale Lane (100 block)
Stony Brook Lane
Stuart Road (1100 block)
Stuart Road West 1800 block)
Western Way ( between Fitz Randolph and Broadmead / Ferris Thompson Apartments)
Wheatsheaf Lane (pole at #56 leaning at 45 degrees and wires on the ground) 
Wendover Drive

Residents also reported outages in the 200 block of Cherry Hill Road, the first block of Poor Farm Road and North Road. Those outages were also reported to Princeton Police. 

Other updates: 

  • PSE&G crews were working on Lambert Drive Tuesday morning. 
  • As of Monday night, the light at Great/Stuart was on flash mode. 
  • DPW is working on a list of learning trees around town and add others to the list as they are reported. 
  • A truck took a wire down on Valley Road. As of 4 p.m. on Tuesday PSE&G had a crew on location fixing the problem.
  • 104 different locations were originally reported as having wires, poles or trees down. The list continues to be addressed and locations crossed off as they are taken care of. Lambert Dr. and Random Rd. are the most important areas that were identified and made priorities.
Diane M Landis November 07, 2012 at 10:55 PM
Wheatsheaf lane has 31 residents in 12 houses without power...the pole in front of 56 Wheatsheaf is not only leaning dangerously but it is cracked at the base. If it comes down the half of the street that has power will be without....

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