Planned power outage for part of Greensboro set for later this week; could last 12 hours

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A planned power outage will affect some Greensboro residents and businesses later this week, according to the City of Greensboro.

The city said on its website that about 70 Duke Energy residential and business customers are expected to be affected by the outage beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

The area that will be affected by the outage includes portions of South Eugene Street east to South Elm Street, south of Barnhardt Street and north of West Gate City Boulevard.

Duke Energy’s planned outage is for the changing of an electric pole that is encased in concrete and surrounded by other utilities.

Duke Energy is calling customers about the upcoming outage. The outage is expected to last up to 12 hours, the city said.