Bluebonnet to upgrade power lines in south central Bastrop County; members will experience temporary power outages

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members in south central Bastrop County will experience temporary power outages Tuesday, March 5, as crews complete an upgrade to electric distribution lines.

The upgrade will increase the voltage carried through the power lines and is needed to continue to reliably serve a growing number of members in the area.

Power will be interrupted to Bluebonnet members Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. The streets affected during the outage include Easley Road, Farris Lane, FM 2571, Highway 304, Ironstone Road, Johns Road, Marina Road, New Lane, Split Rail Lane, Sunset Lane, Tiner Cutoff, Tiner Hill Loop and Young School House Road.

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative is one of the largest electric cooperatives in Texas and has been serving its members since 1939. Bluebonnet serves more than 82,000 meters and owns and maintains 11,000 miles of power lines, located across more than 3,800 square miles within 14 Central Texas counties. Bluebonnet’s service area stretches from Travis County to Washington County, and from Milam County down to Gonzales County. 

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