Now that Harvey has moved northeast and its feeder bands are no longer affecting the Gulf Coast, several members of Entergy New Orleans’ Central Business District crew are heading to Texas to help restore Beaumont’s downtown network.
This isn’t the first time the crew has been called upon for their expertise in restoring electrical vaults in a downtown area. Besides maintaining power and supporting new construction right here in New Orleans’ business district, they have traveled to Baton Rouge, Lake Charles and other southern cities following devastating storms. And just five years ago, they answered a call from New York to help restore power in Lower Manhattan following Hurricane Sandy.
Each time they travel to restore power, they remember the devastation Hurricane Katrina brought to New Orleans and how they worked to get the city back in order as their own homes and families were affected. And once again, they’re glad to help others get their lives back to normal as soon as possible. Let’s take a look: