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Reinforcement work on NPPD’s wood poles starts Monday

April 26, 2019

Columbus, Neb. - Work will begin Monday, April 29 and run into June to reinforce wood poles on Nebraska Public Power District’s distribution, sub-transmission and transmission facilities.

NPPD has contracted with INTEC Services, Inc. to conduct the work. The reinforcement  process involves the installation of steel channels and banding on NPPD’s wood pole structures. Crews conducting the work will be dressed in high visibility vests and will be traveling from pole to pole in a company truck.

Communities where this work will be done includes Big Springs, Brule, Bloomfield, Craig, Loup City, Meadow Grove, Oakdale, Oakland, Tekamah, and Tilden as well as transmission structures in rural Scottsbluff, and Ogallala areas.

If any local residents have questions about this work, call 1-877-ASK-NPPD (275-6773). A customer service representative will then contact the necessary NPPD personnel to address any concerns.