Mayor Bowser, Pepco to Break Ground on DC PLUG Project to Underground Powerlines

 Custom search →  Sign up / Sign in
Thursday, June 13, 2019

(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*

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).

SUBSCRIBE To Our Newsletter

About Dana Ash-McGinty 208 Articles
Dana Ash-McGinty is the Principal Broker of Ash McGinty, a Washington, DC Real Estate Brokerage. This real estate maven has 15+ years experience in residential, commercial and land sales in addition to multi-state residential renovation, re-zoning, and condo conversion projects. A sought after real estate authority, she has been featured on CNN and in various real estate and financial publications. Dana is married to the highly esteemed Dr. Dana W. McGinty, a Washington, DC based internal medicine physician. They are often referred to as "The Danas".