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Utilities chipping away at outage numbers

The estimated number of homes and businesses still without power in the Fredericksburg area following Friday’s violent storms has dropped to 6,588 customers as of 9:15 p.m. today. The number includes customers of Dominion Virginia Power and Rappahannock, Northern Virginia and Northern Neck cooperatives. The number was 11,710 at 7:15 a.m. today and 8,205 at 5 p.m.

Here are the estimated totals by locality:

Caroline: 15 customers

Culpeper: 526 customers

Fauquier: 1,658 customers

Fredericksburg: 359 customers

King George: 293 customers

Louisa: 236 customers

Orange: 852 customers

Spotsylvania: 144 customers

Stafford: 2,500 customers

Westmoreland: 5 customers

REGIONAL TOTAL: 6,588

DOMINION TOTAL FOR OUR AREA: 5,312

REC TOTAL FOR OUR AREA: 1,243

NOVEC FOR OUR AREA: 33

NNEC FOR OUR AREA: 0

DOMINION CREWS

Here’s the list of where crews will be working in our area today:

Dahlgren/King George

Combs Drive

Dahlgren Rd

Harbor Ct

Potomac Dr

Rt 301 @ Old Dahlgren Rd

White Hall Rd

Stafford/Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania

Elys Ford Rd & Spotswood Rd

Rt 206 At Heritage Ct

Aquia Creek Rd

Aquia Creek Road

Arkendale Rd & Brent Point Rd

Bayonet Point Ct

Bells Hill Rd

Bend Farm Rd

Brent Point Rd

Brooke Rd S of Dogwood Dr

Cambridge St W of Cranes Corner Sub

Widewater Rd At Flippo Rd

Conway Rd

Courthouse Rd & Bluebird Ln

Cranes Corner Rd N of Rt 676

Deacon Rd @ Leeland Rd

Decatur Rd & Brent Point Rd

Decature Rd

Elys Ford Rd

Eskimo Hill Rd

Flippo Rd

Hartwood Rd

Holly Corner at Rocky Run Rd

Howison Ave & Cardwell St

Jeff Davis Hwy & Eskimo Hill Rd

Jett St

John Roberts Ln & Brooke

Kellogg Mill Rd near Abel Dr

Lake Forest Dr

Leeland Rd & Morton Rd

Leeland Road at Conway

Magnolia Gln

Mansfield St

Morton Rd E of N Ridge Rd

Mt Pleasant Rd

Courthouse Rd @ Paynes La

Plank Rd

Plumosa Dr

Richards Ferry Rd @ Gold Mine Rd

Brent Point Rd @ Roger La

Rt 218 @ Rt 301

Page 5 of 10City / County Work Locations

Fredericksburg Rt 625 Past Rr Tracks

Rt 752 Past Rt 748

Rts 17 & 723

Salvington Rd off Rt 603

Shady Cove La off Brent Point Rd

Spotswood Furnace Rd

State Shop Rd & Eskimo Hill Rd

Summit St

Three Cedars Ln

Tidewater Trl

Walker Way & Perkins Ln

Waller Point Dr

Widewater Rd

Decatur Rd off Norman Rd

Decature Rd N of Willis

Eustace Rd

Goose Pond Rd

Knapp Rd North of Decatur

Olde Concord Rd @ Cherry Blossom Ln

Raven Rd south of Brooke Rd

State Shop Rd

Widewater Trl

Woodrow Dr

WARRENTON

Alexandria Pike

Ashville Rd

Atoka Rd & Old Carters Mill Rd

Bear Wallow Rd

Cannonball Gate Rd

Dondoric Farm Rd @ Winchester Rd

Enon Church Rd

Haiti St

Harrison Rd @ Gordonsville Rd

James Madison Hwy near Cannonball Gate Rd

John Marshall Hwy & Old Markham Rd

Keith Rd

Lee Hwy across from Pilgrims Rest Rd

Polkadot La off Atoka Rd

Rogues Rd & Gray Sentry Ln

Rogues Road

Shepherds Town Rd near Sleepy Hollow Ln

Wildcat Mtn Rd @ Rockingham Rd

Woodley Heights Dr off Keith Rd

COOLING CENTERS/SHOWERS

STAFFORD COUNTY: Stafford has opened a new cooling center at Gayle Middle School, 100 Panther Drive, Stafford, VA 22406. Residents can cool off, have a drink and take a shower. Shelter officials ask that individuals bring their own bath essentials. The shelter will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Wednesday.

The Massad branch of the Rappahannock Area YMCA has opened its doors for showers for citizens without power. The YMCA requests that visitors show a valid photo id and provide basic address information. Citizens are welcome today and Thursday as the YMCA will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. The YMCA is open today and Thursday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Massad YMCA is located at 212 Butler Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.

WATER

In King George, the public can go to Fire Company 1 775-8900 or 2/Dahlgren 663-3252 to fill water containers. Call first: Crews may be out on calls and not in station. King George County’s cooling shelter is open today at the Citizens Center, 8076 Kings Highway, until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The King George YMCA has opened its showers to the public.

In Orange, because of continuing power outages and high temperatures, the Orange Rescue Squad is offering water to the public for drinking, pets and toilets. The squad’s station is located at 151 Berryhill Road. Residents will need to bring their own containers. The Orange Rescue Squad is also still available as a cooling center for those with specific medical needs. For more information, call 540/672-1234.

STORM DEBRIS

IN FREDERICKSBURG: City crews will make a special collection of refuse beginning on Friday, July 9 and ending Wednesday, July 13. Various types of refuse will be taken in small quantities only and articles larger than 16 cubic feet and heavier than 75 pounds will not be collected. All loose trash must be bagged, boxed, or tied for easy handling. All refuse must be placed at the curb no later than 7:30 am, Monday, July 9. Subscription to the city’s regular trash service is not required for this special collection and there is no charge for this service.

Items that will NOT be collected include:

Household garbage

Paints

Brush piles

Hazardous materials

Building materials

IN SPOTSYLVANIA: Due to clean-up following recent storm activity, the Livingston Landfill Convenience Center, Chancellor Convenience Center and Berkeley Convenience Center will temporarily remain open one hour longer for collection of brush, trees (no stumps, or construction debris) and yard waste, until 7 p.m. on the following days:

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Friday, July 6, 2012

NOTE: these facilities, other convenience centers, and the Livingston Landfill will be CLOSED Wednesday, July 4, 2012, as previously scheduled, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Normal operating hours for all sites, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., will resume on Saturday, July 7, 2012.

Questions? Call 507-7725.

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