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SCE&G to Use Helicopter to Perform Line Work in Dorchester County

SCE&G to Use Helicopter to Perform Line Work in Dorchester County

Charleston S.C. (March 2, 2018) – SCE&G contractors will use a helicopter to perform electric line work in Dorchester County beginning Monday, March 5 through Friday, March 9. 

The aircraft will be utilized to string lines along utility poles in existing rights-of-way in the Summerville area.  The work will cover approximately four miles starting near W. Steele Drive in Summerville, crossing Hodge Road, Jedburg Road and Dawson Branch Road, and stopping at Highway 78.  

“During this period, customers and residents may see helicopters at low altitudes near our poles and lines,” said Larry Duffy, manager of power delivery operations in Charleston. “The work being done is one more step towards providing even greater electric capacity and reliability to the residents and businesses we serve.” Work will be performed 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.


About SCE&G

South Carolina Electric & Gas Company is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 719,000 customers in 24 counties in the central, southern and southwestern portions of South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 368,000 customers in 35 counties in the state.