The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will disconnect power to Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation members in Jackson County on Saturday, May 30, to do vital maintenance on its equipment.
The interruption of power will begin at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, for up to eight (8) hours into Sunday morning, May 31 for the following 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, and Seven Knobbs Road.
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, May 30: 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, and Allen’s Chapel.
UCEMC will take advantage of the outage to maintain its system.
UCEMC General Manager Jimmy Gregory said, “We regret any inconvenience that TVA’s planned outage may cause. These repairs need to be made to ensure the reliability of TVA’s and UCEMC’s electrical systems.”
If a thunderstorm is expected in the area at the outage time, the outage will be rescheduled for 10:00 p.m. Saturday, June 6, for up to eight (8) hours into Sunday morning, June 7.
Visit ucemc.com for more information on this planned outage.