Some residents in Ferndale will experience a brief power outage on Tuesday, August 6, as DTE works to transition electrical customers to their new substation infrastructure, located at Nine Mile and Hilton.
The transition is part of a planned infrastructure upgrade that will provide area residents with access to an upgraded electrical system and more reliable power.
During the transitions, power will be turned off for customers for up to three hours. Changeovers are being scheduled by area/neighborhood. Tuesday’s outage will affect the following areas:
The first area in red is approximately defined as follows: The north side of Marshall Street on the south, the east side of Livernois Street on the west, the south side of Leroy Street on the north, and the west side of Woodward Avenue on the East. Work is scheduled to begin in this area at approximately 9:30 A.M. The interruption could last as long as three hours.
The second impacted area in purple is approximately defined as follows: The north side of Leroy Street on the south, the west side of Allen Street on the west, the north side of W. Troy Street on the north, and the west side of Woodward Avenue on the east. Work is scheduled to begin in this entire second area at approximately 1:30 P.M. Again, the interruption could last as long as three hours.
In the event of inclement weather on Tuesday, August 6, this job will be postponed until Wednesday, August 7.
DTE reports that all affected electrical customers have received direct communication from the utility company about this planned work. If you have NOT received this communication, or if you have additional questions, please contact the City's Community and Economic Development Department at 248-546-2363