Outage planned Tuesday for neighborhoods in vicinity of Rotary & Civitan Park


About 120 downtown Johnson City electric system customers are scheduled for a planned outage Tuesday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., as weather permits.

The outage will permit BrightRidge crews to safely replace conductor wire which provides electric service to the area. The outage will impact Johnson City’s Rotary & Civitan parks as well some nearby customers in the vicinity of East Chilhowie Avenue, East Holston Avenue, East 8th, East 9th , East 10th & East 11th avenues, Peterson Place and Earl Court.

Persons with in-home medical device charging needs should plan ahead and seek other charging alternatives, while motorists traveling in these areas should be alert for BrightRidge personnel and use the utmost caution.

About BrightRidge

BrightRidge is a publicly owned electric utility serving 83,671 customers in Washington, Sullivan, Carter and Greene counties. It is the 10th largest local power company in the Tennessee Valley Authority service area. BrightRidge Broadband, a division of BrightRidge, offers nation-leading 10GB symmetrical fiber-to-the-premise services to more than 30,000 locations in its service area.