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April 20, 2021

PSEG Long Island: Riverhead and Canal Substations

The following construction schedule for the Riverhead to Canal Second 138kV Underground Cable Project is provided by Taihan USA, the prime contractor working on behalf of PSEG Long Island.

• Construction restoration:
o During the week of Monday, April 19, 2021, and Monday, April 26, 2021, crews will be working at the following areas performing restoration tasks:
 Crews will be working in the grassy area south of the Sunrise Highway, removing the access way, and performing final grading. NOTE: Work east of the Quogue-Riverhead Road interchange will require temporary shoulder closures.
 Restoring the access ways at Newtown Court, Old Riverhead Road, and Hastings Lane in Hampton Bays, including plantings, native seeding, and the installation of gates.
 Planting and seeding along Sunrise Highway.
 The work is planned for daytime hours (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.).
 No traffic impacts are anticipated with these activities.

• Cable Splicing, restoration, and testing and commissioning:

o On Monday, April 19, 2021, the protective covers for the east and west side will be attached to the riser structures on the underside of the Shinnecock Canal Bridge in Hampton Bays.

o On Monday, April 19, 2021, crews will begin the backfilling and restoration work on Canal Road in Hampton Bays to allow for the reopening of the road. Line striping is planned for Tuesday, April 20, 2021. The road should reopen by Friday, April 23, 2021.

o On Tuesday, April 20, 2021 or Wednesday, April 21, 2021, testing and commissioning of the new transmission line is planned.

 The work is planned for daytime hours (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.).
 Motorists should be aware of detours and road closures on Canal Road until Friday, April 23, 2021.

• Work is dependent on the weather.
• For questions or concerns, advise to call the hotline (631-315-3132), email ( or website (

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