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HIGHWAY TO BE CLOSED BRIEFLY FOR NYSEG TRANSMISSION LINE REPAIR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Elmira, NY, October 6, 2008 – On Tuesday, October 7 at approximately 11 a.m. – weather permitting – a NYSEG contractor will be repairing a high-voltage power line that crosses Interstate 86 in the Town of Campbell (Steuben County). The work will be done from a helicopter and will take only about five minutes.

While the work is being done, the eastbound lanes of the highway will be closed between mile markers 4359 and 4361. NYSEG is coordinating the work with the New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Police.

In case of inclement weather, the work will be done on Wednesday, October 8 at 11 a.m. 

 

About NYSEG: NYSEG is a Rochester-based subsidiary of Energy East Corporation [NYSE:EAS], a super-regional energy services and delivery company in the Northeast. We serve 871,000 electricity customers and 256,000 natural gas customers across more than 40% of upstate New York. By providing outstanding customer service and meeting our customers’ energy requirements in an environmentally-responsible manner, we will continue to be a valuable asset to the communities we serve. For more information about NYSEG, visit nyseg.com.