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JCP&L Completes Tree Trimming Along 2,500 Miles of Power Lines to Enhance System Reliability

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors will trim trees in more than 50 municipalities in September as part of its $34 million vegetation management program for 2017.  The work is done to maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment which promotes enhanced service reliability by helping to protect against tree-related outages. 

Year-to-date, more than 2,500 circuit miles of tree trimming have been completed, with an additional 1,100 miles expected to be completed by year-end.

JCP&L’s tree trimming program is conducted by certified forestry experts under the company’s direction.  The work will take place in the following counties and municipalities:

  • Hunterdon County –Town of Clinton, Delaware Township, Franklin Township, Borough of Frenchtown, Borough of Hampton, Kingwood Township, City of Lambertville, Readington Township and Borough of Stockton
  • Essex County – Township of Livingston, Township of Millburn
  • Middlesex County –  Old Bridge Township and Borough of Sayreville
  • Monmouth County –  Hazlet Township, Holmdel Township, Manalapan Township, Matawan Borough, Middletown Township, Neptune Township, Ocean Township, Tinton Falls Borough, Union Beach Borough and Borough of West Long Branch
  • Morris County – Town of Dover, Township of East Hanover, Township of Hanover, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon Borough, Borough of Lincoln Park, Long Hill Township, Mine Hill Township, Montville Township, Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, Pequannock Township, Borough of Riverdale, Rockaway Township, and Borough of Wharton
  • Ocean County –  Brick Township, Lakewood Township, Borough of Point Pleasant Beach, and Toms River Township
  • Passaic County – Borough of Pompton Lakes and Wanaque Borough
  • Somerset County – Warren Township
  • Sussex County –  Walpack Township
  • Union County – City of Summit and Springfield Township
  • Warren County – Township of Blairstown, Township of Hardwick and Knowlton Township, 

As part of the notification process, JCP&L works with municipalities to inform them of vegetation management schedules.  In addition, customers living in areas along company rights-of-way are notified prior to work being performed.  To further decrease tree-related outages, JCP&L’s foresters also are working to educate residents who live near company equipment about the importance of properly maintaining the trees on their own property.

 

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