Thursday, September 4, 2008

Power restoration update from Entergy

Entery spokesman Doug Rhodes reported this morning that workers got another 5,000 SCP customers back online Wednesday.

Today, linemen are working in -

  • The Bayou Gauche area. The hope is to have the entire island on by tonight
  • River Road at IMTT - There were multiple power lines down in this area across the road. This is the hurdle to getting St. Rose on the grid. Repairs here should be completed by Friday night.
  • Crews are focusing a lot on the East Bank.
  • Willowdale restoration will be more difficult because powerlines are located in backyards. Today crews worked on parts of the Boulevard but no side streets.
  • There are no areas Entergy thinks should not be up and running in the next 4 to 5 days.
  • Both water treatment plants (east and west banks) now have power.
  • As power is restored, customers may see sparking power lines and transformers. Please call into EOC if you see this happening - 985-783-5050.
  • Entergy is now also working in the Ama area to restore power.
  • Work will begin in Paradis and Des Allemands on Friday.
  • Entergy is looking to get Ashton Plantation up by 8 p.m. Friday.
  • We are way ahead of the game in St. Charles - St. John parish is reporting that 98 percent of its residents are still without power. St. Charles Parish is at 60 percent without power.

20 comments:

Talking Chimp said...

Please clarify. You wrote: "St. John parish is reporting that 98 percent of its residents are still without power. We are at 70 percent."

Does that mean we are at 70 percent with power, or 70 percent without power?

Isabelle said...

Does anyone know anything about the street behind the SCP Hospital, Steven Court?

St. Charles Parish said...

70 percent without power... and actually it was upped to 60 percent.

cory said...

any word on maryland dr in mimosa? They had the tree trimmers on the street today, but I have yet to see one entergy truck as of yet.

savedbyHisLife said...

much thanks for the update! this is good to hear!

ginger said...

ok. so I see Ashton Plantation is looking to get electric by 8pm.. I am on allie lane. we are right by ashton plantation and have underground power lines. I heard that it would take 20minutes to fix our subdvision (Hidden Oaks), however they haven't gotten around to it. Anyword???

Denise said...

Can someone tell me about the power in Lakewood Estates, end of Lakewood Drive in Luling?

Lane said...

Please be patient, everyone. I know. It sucks to be hot and miserable in your own home, but please be patient.

I know someone that works in dispatch for Entergy New Orleans and they're going around the clock in 16 to 18 hour shifts trying to get the power back on. There is a little more involved in getting the power back on than just hooking up a cable and flipping a switch. What is done in one place affects others since they have to flip feeders and stations on and off and re-route power.

matthewjareddx said...

AS OF ABOUT 7:15PM BAYOU GAUCHE IS WITH POWER!!!

GreenFamily said...

Denise: You may already know this, but I checked my house this morning and we are still without power in Lakewood Estates... ugh!

savedbyHisLife said...

Hi St. Charles Parish, is there anyway you can tell me when or about when Dianne Place will have electricity? Is Entergy heading in that direction? Thanks.

mizzykris said...

what about old luling, you mention everything but that in this list, and bouttee
i have to come home for work as of monday, and have an elderly mother who can't take the heat.,

Lisa said...

Oakland Estates still doesn't have power as of this morning. We meaning approx 20 homes ( on both East and West Oakland) and the Bread of Life Church. Surprised that they don't hear all of the generators running on the street powering the houses in the middle of the horseshoe. Please, see what you can do. I understand the problems are worse in some areas, and know the problems Entergy is having.. I worked for Entergy in the Riverlake office for over 10 years. Whatever can be done would be greatly appreciated..

STAT said...

Where does Lakewood East fall into this mix? Are we lumped in with Willowdale??? I have a home business that I need to get back on line!

rayc325 said...

Power just wnet down in Ormond. Any reason? Will it come back soon?

Lisa said...

Good News for neighbors in Oakland Estates, both East and West Oakland fully restored.. Thanks to all involved in getting power back to our neighborhood.

steveh said...

does anyone know if there is power on lakewood drive near apple court?

inthedark said...

Any word on Ashton Drive in Red Church?

Jim said...

What about Boutte? Magnolia Manor off Magnolia Ridge?

DancingGranny26 said...

We just got power on Beaupre Drive in Luling!!!! Thank you Entergy!! Let's pray that Ike goes away.