Entergy Update: Power restoration near completion in Baton Rouge

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Courtesy Entergy Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Entergy gave a noon update on power restoration efforts in Louisiana, reporting 70% of customers now have electricity.

As of Sept. 8, power restoration is nearly complete in Baton Rouge, according to Entergy officials.

Power restoration by parish:

Assumption Parish – Estimated Date of Restoration:  September 22

Number of outages as of 11 a.m.:  4,243 – 40% of customers remain without power

Percentage of damage assessments complete:  100%

Area Notes: Damage assessments have reported 143 broken poles, 217 spans of wire down and 34 damaged transformers.  Power restored to Rouses Grocery and Napoleonville Water Plant. 

Ascension Parish – Estimated Date of Restoration:  September 9 

Number of outages as of 11 a.m.:  4,440 – 10% of customers remain without power

Percentage of damage assessments complete:  100%

Area Notes: Damage assessments have reported 612 poles broken, 561 spans of wire down and 55 damaged transformers. Service in Donaldsonville area restored to Prevost Memorial Hospital and commercial area, including Walmart.  Service in Geismar area restored to Lamar Dixon, Cabella’s, and the Tanger Outlet Mall. 

East Baton Rouge Parish

All customers who can safely receive power have been restored.             

East and West Feliciana Parish

All customers who can safely receive power have been restored.

Iberville Parish – Estimated Date of Restoration:  September 9

Number of outages as of 11 a.m.:  1,690 – 18% of customers remain without power

Percentage of damage assessments complete:  100%

Area Notes: Damage assessments have reported 24 poles broken, 17 spans of wire down and 1 damaged transformer.  Town of White Castle energized along with Hwy 405 to Frances Street.  Restoration in the parish substantially complete.  

Livingston Parish – Estimated Date of Restoration:  September 13

Number of outages as of 11 a.m.:  6,034 – 26% of customers remain without power

Percentage of damage assessments complete:  100%

Area Notes: Damage assessments have reported 264 poles broken, 877 spans of wire down and 74 damaged transformers.  

West Baton Rouge Parish

All customers who can safely receive power have been restored.

For more information on this latest Entergy update, click here.

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