(Washington, DC) – On Friday, June 14, at 12 pm., Mayor Bowser, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), and Pepco will break ground on the DC Power Line Undergrounding Project (PLUG).
The multi-year, $500 million project will underground power lines to improve the resiliency and reliability of the electric system in the District. Once complete, the project is expected to decrease storm-related outages by 94% for thousands of residents.
Friday, June 14, at 12 pm
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5
Councilmember Vincent Gray, Ward 7
Jeff Marootian, Director, DDOT
Dave Velazquez, President and CEO, Pepco Holdings
4900 Brandywine Street, NW
Attendees should enter from 49th Street
*Closest Metro Station: Tenleytown-AU Station*