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:
- Hunter Road
- Mercer Street (first block)
- South Stanworth
Adams Drive (even numbers)
Castle Howard Court (western side)
Great Road (900 block)
Herrontown Road (#900 SAVE Animal Hospital)
Mountain Avenue (first block)
Mount Lucas Road (600 block)
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)
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)
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.
- 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.