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Starkville residents reminded of power outage

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 5/17/2013 11:44 am

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- Starkville residents are reminded about a forced power outage in the city Sunday morning.

Tennessee Valley Authority crews will tie in a new high-voltage electric line to increase the amount of available electricity to the city.

Work on the $20 million project is scheduled to being around midnight on May 18 and last until 5 a.m. on May 19.

City, county, and Mississippi officials are making plans for the outage.

In addition to this new transmission line, TVA recently completed a Clayton Village 161-kilovolt Switching Station adjacent to the 4-County Electric Power Association Lakeside 161-kV Substation.

In order to complete the installation on that project, a second outage is scheduled for the overnight hours of June 23.


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