UI plans outage for part of Fairfield

About 2,000 to lose power shortly after midnight

Power will briefly be cut to part of Fairfield early Wednesday as United Illuminating works on a substation.

The scheduled outage, set to begin just after midnight and last until 1 a.m., will affect those powered by the Tunxis substation.

Some 2,000 homes and business will be affected on Abigails Way, Adelaide Street, Alton Place, Alvin Street, Andrassy Avenue, Bel Air Lane, Berkeley Road, Berkley Road, Black Rock Avenue, Black Rock Turnpike, Blueridge Road, Bullard Street, Burroughs Street, Cardinal Street, Chapman Avenue, Country Road, Crane Street, Dawn Street, Division Avenue, Edison Avenue, Elderberry Lane, Elizabeth Street, Fairway Gardens, Green Knolls Lane, Greenfield Street, High Street, Highlawn Road, Holland Hill Drive, Hunyadi Avenue, Jeniford Road, Judd Street, Kalan Circle, Karen Street, Katona Drive, Knapps Highway, Lenox Road, Lovers Lane, Marlborough Terrace, May Street, Mayfair Road, Meadowcroft Road, Melville Avenue, Milandale Road, Moritz Place, New England Avenue, Oakwood Drive, Old Stratfield Road, Parkwood Road, Pepperbush Lane, Pope Street, Rakoczy Avenue, Raymonds Circle, Reynolds Drive, Ridgely Avenue, Rodgers Road, Rosedale Street, Roseville Street, School Street, Shagbark Lane, Shalimar Lane, Silver Circle, Soundview Avenue, Stephens Lane, Sterling Street, Sugar Plum Lane, Sunnyridge Avenue, Sunrise Avenue, Sunset Avenue, Sunset Circle, Suzanne Circle, Thompson Street, Tunxis Hill Cutoff, Tunxis Hill Road, Vesper Street, Warsaw Street, Waschuk Circle, Wilton Road, Woodcrest Road, York Road and Youngstown Road.

Customers with questions — including those with medical conditions or generators — can call UI’s Scheduled Outage Hotline at 877-491-9533. Callers will be prompted to enter the Outage Identification Number, which can be found in the outage letter mailed to customers affected by these planned outages.

Scheduled service outages are occasionally necessary as UI maintains and upgrades its electric system to serve customers better and ensure future reliability, according to the utility. Affected customers have been notified by mail and other means, according to a release from UI.

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