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JPS is reporting that it has significantly reduced the number of customers without power in the last two days. About 24,000 customers were brought onto the grid since Monday, leaving approximately 36,000 customers without power at the end of restoration efforts Tuesday night.The majority of these customers are in the parishes of Portland and St Mary, where JPS faces challenges of access and extensive damage to its infrastructure.

The Company has redeployed several teams to these parishes to fast track the restoration efforts. At the same time, JPS says it is also focusing on getting power to the multiple pockets of customers who are without service although the main power lines in their communities have already been energized. This includes sections of the corporate area affected by damage to the smaller distribution lines.

 

WHERE JPS TEAMS ARE WORKING NOW

On Wednesday, October 31, our teams will continue working to restore electricity in the areas listed below. It is important to note that, in the worst affected areas, the restoration work may take several days before the customers receive their power supply.

 

ST ANN

Clayground  to Bamboo, sections of Cardiff Hall and  James Hill, Sections of Flat Pointe to Llandovery, Chester, sections of Edge Hill Road, sections of Faith’s Pen, Rio Dairy Farm, Lime Hall to Clampsden, Green Park to Bamboo, Pearly Beach, Mystic Mountain, Shaw Park Gardens and surrounding areas, Cutlass Bay, Content Gardens, Mansfield, Cole Road, Rocky Hill, Dunns Hill

 

ST THOMAS

Port Morant  – Quaw Hill,  Bath, Port Morant, Aelos Valley, South Haven, Easington to Windsor Forest

 

ST MARY

Corn Hill, Fontebelle, Days Mtn, Mason Hall, Look Out (Wentworth),  Coloraine, Rosend, Green Castle, Bonhan Spring, Upton, Exchange, Hand to Mouth, Spring Field, Windsor, White Spring, Wood Park, Farm Pen, Gayle Old Road, Russel Hall, Epsom, Islington, Whitehall, Robins Bay, Bacasswood, Freindship, Nutsfield, Green Castle, Hampstead

 

PORTLAND

Shrewsbury, Cooling Spring, Content, Paradise, Woodstock, Hart Hill, Windsor Castle, Dover, New Eden, Ythanside, Mt Pleasant, West End, Fellowship, Windsor, Stanton, River View, Seaman's Valley, Moore Town, San San, Blue Hole, Fair Prospect, Boston, Fairy Hill, Manchioneal

 

KINGSTON & ST ANDREW

Sections of Harbour View, St. Thomas Road, Caribbean Terrace, Port Royal, Morgans Harbour, section of Slipe Pen Rd and roads leading off, Lyndhurst Rd, Brentford Rd & Ivy Green Cres, Maxfield Avenue, Greenwich Farm,  Whitfield Town, Union Gardens, Darling Street, sections of Rennock Lodge, section of Water House, Victoria Avenue to East Queen Street and roads leading off, Seaward Pen, section of Molynes Road from Washington Boulevard to Four Roads, Seaward Drive, Olympic Way, York Avenue, Mahoe Drive, Maritime Institute, Tinson Pen, sections of Rockfort, Paradise Street, Cane River Road and roads leading off, Fletchers Land, Love Lane, Caledonia Avenue, Riverton Meadows, Chalmers Avenue, Roxborough, Seaview Gardens

 

 

Contact:  Winsome Callum – 878-3740