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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Planned power outages as part of 17th and Woodruff project

Idaho Falls Power

IDAHO FALLS --- As part of the continued improvements at the 17th Street and Woodruff Intersection, Idaho Falls Power will need to implement brief planned power outages as utilities are moved underground on Monday, April 10. 

Barring unforeseen circumstances, power will be out at the following locations near the intersection at the following times:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Dairy Queen
  • 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Papa Murphy’s and Don Aslett’s Cleaning Center 
  • 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Black Bear Diner 
  • 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Chevron Gas and Convenience Store

Beginning on April 11, there will be significant traffic impacts at the intersection of Woodruff Avenue and 17th Street. Motorists are advised to plan alternate routes until the project is completed this fall. Additional details on these traffic impacts can be found HERE.

Please reduce speeds, obey posted traffic control signage, and watch for construction crews throughout the work zone.

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Media Note: For more information on planned power outages please contact Public Information Officer Eric Grossarth at [email protected] or (208) 612-8562. For more information on the intersection improvement project, please contact PIO Kerry Hammon at (208) 612-8122 or [email protected]

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