Newbridge Road Substation Upgrades
PSEG Long Island will be upgrading electrical equipment at the Newbridge Road substation within the existing substation property lines. The Newbridge Road substation is located on Newbridge Road in Levittown, just south of Salisbury Park Drive
Construction is expected to begin in early June 2022 and expected to be completed in August. To increase your electric reliability during peak demand days in late summer, crews will be working on these high-priority upgrades Monday through Sunday from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
For the latest information regarding project work, please visit the MyPower Map.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please see below for frequently asked questions.
- Will the project include tree trimming?
Trees growing near power lines significantly increase the chance of power outages and pose safety risks. As we expand and improve our electric circuits, we will trim trees, where necessary, following our utility best practice model (ANSI A300 standards as well as the Best Management Practices Tree Pruning publication): 8 feet to each side; 12 feet above; and 10 feet below the line.
- Will there be any power outages?
PSEG Long Island does not anticipate any power outages related to this project. In the event that a brief outage is required, all affected customers will be notified in advance.
- Will there be any traffic interruptions?
PSEG Long Island does not anticipate any traffic interruptions related to this project.
A brief note on COVID-19
PSEG Long Island is deeply committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our customers, employees and our communities. We ask that customers remain in their homes while crews are working nearby. If customers must speak with our crews, we ask that they practice responsible “social distancing” and remain at least 6 feet away to ensure the health of everyone involved. The contractor for this project has provided PSEG Long Island with its safety plan, which meets current regulatory requirements with respect to COVID-19, including social distancing measures.
We are leveraging the guidance of the CDC and state and local authorities in the areas we operate. At PSEG Long Island, we know that our customers rely on us to power their lives and businesses. We are doing our part in fulfilling this commitment. For more information, please visit http://www.psegliny.com/covid19
UPDATED DATE: 06/01/22
POSTED DATE: 06/22/21