DC PLUG

Click on your Ward for current and upcoming DC PLUG construction activities in your area.

 

  • WARD 1
    Ward 1: No Work Performed
    Work Begins: N/A
    Estimated Completion Date: N/A

    The DC PLUG initiative will selectively underground high-voltage lines that are most affected by storms and overhead-related outages. No feeders in Ward 1 were identified by the selection process as the grid is largely underground.

  • WARD 2
    Ward 2: No Work Performed
    Work Begins: N/A
    Estimated Completion Date: N/A

    The DC PLUG initiative will selectively underground high-voltage lines that are most affected by storms and overhead-related outages. No feeders in Ward 2 were identified by the selection process as the grid is largely underground.

  • WARD 3
    Ward 3: Tenleytown, Friendship Heights, American University Park
    Work Begins: May 2019
    Estimated Completion Date: Q2 2020

    Construction Activity

    Monday, July 20, 2020

    • Contractor will begin install fuse elbows and tagging manholes at various location from the 4600 to 4700 block of 46th Street, 4500 to 4400 block of Chesapeake Street, 4600 to 4700 block of Brandywine Street.

    Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    • Contractor will pull the trunk line cable from the manhole located in the 4700 block of 46th Street to the Oil Switch equipment at the 4500 block of Davenport Street NW.
    • Contractor will continue installing fuse elbows and tagging manholes at various location from the 4600 to 4700 block of 46th Street, 4500 to 4400 block of Chesapeake Street, 4600 to 4700 block of Brandywine Street.
    • Contractor will begin install fuse elbows and tagging manholes at various locations.

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    • Contractor will pull cables for the Phase 1 and 3-URD cables at the 4500 to 4400 Chesapeake.
    • Perform a pre-check verification, and preparation for VLF testing of underground cables and 4-Oil Switches scheduled for July 23rd at Western Ave. & Brandywine St., 49th & Brandywine, 46th & Chesapeake, 46th & Davenport Street NW.

    Thursday, July 23, 2020

    • Contractor will perform a voltage test of the trunk line to the underground cabling starting at Western Avenue (across from the Pepco Substation) to Brandywine St. & Western Avenue; 49th St. and Brandywine St.; 46th & of Chesapeake Street; to 4700 block of 46th Street to 4500 block of Davenport Street NW.
    • Contractor will pull cables for the Phase 1 and 3-URD cables at the 4500 to 4400 Chesapeake.

    Friday, July 24, 2020

    • Contractor will continue pulling cables for the Phase 1 and 3-URD cables at the 4500 to 4400 Chesapeake, 4600 block of 46th Street, and 4600 block of Brandywine St., NW.

    Monday, July 27, 2020

    • Contractor will continue pulling cables for the Phase 1 and 3-URD cables at the 4500 to 4400 Chesapeake, 4600 block of 46th Street, and 4600 block of Brandywine St., NW.

    Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    • Pull cables for the Phase 1 and 3-URD cables at the 4500 to 4400 Chesapeake, 4600 block of 46th Street, and 4600 block of Brandywine St., NW.

    Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    • Contractor will splice cables at equipment on 4600 block of 46th Street, and 4600 block of Brandywine St. NW

     

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

    • Contractor will continue splice cables at equipment on 4600 block of 46th Street, and 4600 block of Brandywine St. NW.
    • Begin framing manholes in the 4800 block of 46th Street NW

     

     

    Friday, July 31, 2020

    • Contractor will continue splice cables at equipment on 4600 block of 46th Street, and 4600 block of Brandywine St. NW.
    • Framing manholes in the 4800 block of 46th Street NW

     

     

    *All work is weather dependent

  • WARD 4
    Feeder 15009: Hawthorne, Barnaby Woods, Chevy Chase, Friendship Heights
    Work Begins: TBD
    Estimated Completion Date: TBD

    At this time, no work is scheduled. Check back for future updates.

    Feeder 14900: Hawthorne, Barnaby Woods, Chevy Chase, Friendship Heights
    Work Begins: December 2019
    Estimated Completion Date: TBD

    Feeder 14900 construction will coincide with the Oregon Avenue Reconstruction project. For project updates, please visit http://www.oregonavenueproject.com.

  • WARD 5
    Ward 5: Brookland, Michigan Park, Woodridge
    Work Begins: TBD
    Estimated Completion Date: TBD

    At this time, no work is scheduled. Check back for future updates.

  • WARD 6
    Ward 6: No Work Performed
    Work Begins: N/A
    Estimated Completion Date: N/A

    The DC PLUG initiative will selectively underground high-voltage lines that are most affected by storms and overhead-related outages. No feeders in Ward 6 were identified by the selection process as the grid is largely underground.

  • WARD 7
    Ward 7: Benning Ridge, Fort Dupont Park, Dupont Park, Civic Betterment, Marshall Heights, Fort Davis
    Work Begins: TBD
    Estimated Completion Date: TBD

    At this time, no work is scheduled. Check back for future updates.

  • WARD 8
    Ward 8: Congress Heights, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington Highlands, Bellevue
    Work Begins: TBD
    Estimated Completion Date: TBD

    At this time, no work is scheduled. Check back for future updates.