UPDATE: Choptank Electric Cooperative had to cancel the planned outage due to impending storms this evening. The utility agency will inform everyone once a new date has been selected.
ORGINAL STORY: Choptank Electric Cooperative has a planned power outage this week for certain areas of Ocean Pines.
The outage is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 15 at 11 p.m. and end on Wednesday, May, 16 at 5:30 a.m.
According to Choptank Electric Cooperative, the outage will affect 312 members who are located along Paca Court, Mercers Way, Yacht Club Drive, Mumford’s Landing Road, Baybreeze Lane, Stone’s Run, Carrollton Lane, McHenry Court, North Chase Lane and South Chase Lane.
“This outage is planned so we can perform some routine maintenance and repairs,” said Beth Gertsch, manager of Choptank Electric Cooperative Marketing, Communications, & Member Engagement. “We have planned this outage at a time when temperatures & energy consumption are typically lower than usual for the season.”