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TVA Planned Outage Reset for Saturday, June 6

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The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will disconnect power overnight to Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation members in parts of Jackson, Putnam, and Overton counties Saturday, June 6. The outage is required to do vital maintenance and make permanent repairs on tornado-damaged equipment. 

The interruption of power will begin at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, 2020, for up to eight (8) hours into Sunday morning, June 7, for these communities: 

  • Town of Gainesboro,
  • Granville Highway,
  • Gladdice Highway,
  • York Highway,
  • Celina Highway,
  • Highway 56,
  • Jennings Creek Highway,
  • Indian Creek Road,
  • Haydenburg Ridge,
  • McCoinsville Road,
  • Sugar Creek,
  • Greenwood Ridge,
  • Booger Ridge Lane,
  • New Hope Road,
  • Roaring River Road,
  • Old Antioch Road,
  • Seven Knobbs Road.

 Brief Interruption:  As a result of the recent tornado damage, a separate outage will briefly affect parts of Putnam and Overton counties as TVA makes permanent equipment repairs. The following communities can expect a brief interruption around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 6:

  • Pippin Road,
  • Cumby Road,
  • Peach Orchard,
  • McBroom Chapel,
  • Plunk Whitson,
  • Blackman Fork Road,
  • Fisk Road,
  • Gainesboro Grade,
  • Liberty Church,
  • Shipley Road,
  • Dotson Branch Road,
  • West Broad,
  • Whitehall Road,
  • Paran Road,
  • Hilham Road,
  • Bear Creek,
  • Thomas Allen,
  • Duncan Chapel,
  • Village Road,
  • Bob Lynn Road,
  • Fairview Road,
  • Steprock,
  • Tommy Dodson Highway,
  • Boatman Road,
  • Paran Road,
  • West Netherland Road,
  • Highway 136,
  • Waterloo Road,
  • Hardy's Chapel,
  • Poplar Springs Road,
  • Terrapin Ridge Road,
  • Allen's Chapel.

 UCEMC will take advantage of the outage to maintain its system.

"We regret any inconvenience TVA's planned outage may cause," says UCEMC General Manager Jimmy Gregory. "These repairs need to be made to ensure the reliability of TVA's and UCEMC's electrical systems." 

  ALTERNATE DATE: If a thunderstorm is expected in the area at the scheduled time, the outage will be postponed.

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