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Dominion Energy To Use Helicopter To Perform Line Work In Charleston County

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Dominion Energy contractors will use a helicopter to perform overhead electric line work in Charleston County beginning Monday, June 24, through Wednesday, June 26. 

The aircraft will be utilized to string 1.48 miles of line along existing rights-of-way, crossing U.S. Highway 78 near Ladson Road, approximately 1 mile northwest of Interstate 26.  During this time, customers and residents may see helicopters at low altitudes near electric lines and poles.

To reduce the impact on traffic flow, equipment and vehicles will be staged in the median, with work scheduled 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. to avoid peak travel times. Dominion Energy urges all motorists traveling in the area to exercise caution during these times. 

About Dominion Energy
Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution and import/export services. The company expects to cut generating fleet carbon dioxide emissions 80 percent by 2050 and reduce methane emissions from its gas assets 50 percent by 2030. Please visit to learn more.