NV Energy in Final Phases to Complete Electrical Vault Repairs on Highway 50
NV Energy is in the final stages of work on the damaged underground electrical vault on Highway 50 at Stateline. Work will be complete by May 17.
Starting Monday, May 7, both westbound lanes will be closed as work continues and one westbound lane will reopen on Friday, May 11. Please follow road signs for appropriate detours. Eastbound lanes will remain open throughout the course of work. During this time, NV Energy will be installing equipment specific to the site.
Starting Monday, May 14, both westbound lanes will be closed to finalize work. The road will be open to traffic as normal on Thursday, May 17.
During the next two weeks, two planned outages will take place to ensure work can be completed as quickly and safely as possible. NV Energy has communicated these outages to customers who will be impacted.
“Our primary concern, as always, is the safety of our customers, the public at large and our employees,” said Brian Costello, Director of Delivery Operations, NV Energy. “We want to thank the residents, visitors and customers in this area for their patience as we complete extensive work to ensure the integrity and safety of the electrical system.”
About NV Energy
NV Energy provides a wide range of energy services to 1.4 million customers throughout Nevada and more than 43 million tourists annually. NV Energy is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, do business as NV Energy. NV Energy is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Information about NV Energy is available on the company’s website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via nvenergy.com.
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