Storm Update - Wednesday,
July 24, 2019
Information from PSE&G from
Wednesday morning indicates that 331 customers (or less than 1 percent) out of the
42,747 customers served in Hamilton Township remain without power at this time.
efforts continue to be performed by PSE&G. Power restoration estimates from
PSE&G anticipate restorations to be completed between today and tomorrow.
Township Department of Public Works personnel have, and continue, to assist PSE&G
by clearing fallen tree debris that has impacted public roads or right-of-way
areas that might impact restoration efforts.
IMPORTANT BRUSH NOTICE
to the severity of this storm and to assist residents as much as possible, Hamilton Township has temporarily relaxed
the normal requirements that fallen tree limbs and branches to be cut, tied and
bundled. Therefore, residents are
asked to place any limbs, branches or brush along road curbsides if they can
safely do so.
of Public Works crews will continue to remove curbside brush all across our
town. Due to the volume of brush and the
size of our community, curbside storm brush collection efforts will continue
over the next several weeks. Areas will be prioritize based upon the impact to
thank all residents for their continued patience during this lengthy process.
Storm Recovery Efforts
recovery efforts will continue to be prioritized. While many routine Township
services will still continue to be performed, some scheduled projects that
would be performed by the same Department of Public Works crews that are clearing
storm brush during this emergency recovery effort may be delayed over the coming weeks.
STAY AWAY FROM
ALL DOWNED LINES. Residents should
report downed power lines/wires to PSE&G directly at 1-800-436 -7734 (or
PSEG) and provide the nearest cross street of the downed line/wire.