Pitcher Canyon (Squilchuck-Methow) Reconductor 

Pitcher Canyon (Squilchuck-Methow) electrical updates will begin in early-April


Chelan County PUD will perform electrical upgrades on the wood poles and overhead power lines along Squilchuck Rd. from the intersection with Methow St. south approximately one-half mile. The work is needed to upgrade aging equipment and maintain reliable electric service in the area.  

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  • Work is scheduled to begin in early-April and continue for approximately 8 weeks.
  • Working hours are generally Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • We anticipate periodic, one-lane, flagger-controlled traffic throughout the duration of the project. Please watch for signage in the area.
  • All existing poles in the project area will be replaced with new poles.
  • New holes will be dug near existing poles, new poles will be set, and new wiring will be hung.
  • Landscaping that is blocking access to electrical equipment (poles/vaults) and is in the public right-of-way will be permanently removed. We do not expect to disturb landscaping on private property.
  • Crews will restore the area at the base of the new poles to improve aesthetics.
  • Old poles will be removed after communications wires are transferred to the new poles.
  • Transferring wire, removing old poles and restoring the area around the base of the poles should be complete by the end of the year.
  • Power outages may be needed. Affected customers will be notified prior to any outages.
Questions? Please email customeroutreach@chelanpud.org or call (509) 661-8563.

¿Preguntas? Si tiene preguntas en español por favor llame al (509) 661-4081 o mande sus preguntas a contactus@chelanpud.org