Wake Forest Power News

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily close the northbound lane of North Main Street from East Juniper Avenue to East Cedar Avenue today (Tuesday, Aug. 16), from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches around...Read more

08/16/2022

UPDATE - This work has been rescheduled for Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 10-11.

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily close the northbound lane of North Main Street from East Juniper Avenue to East Cedar Avenue today (Tuesday, Aug. 9) through Thursday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day...Read more

08/09/2022

Approximately 30 Wake Forest Power customers in the vicinity of downtown Wake Forest are without power. The outage was caused by two blown transformers possibly due to extreme heat.

Electric crews are responding, and power is expected to be restored by 6 p.m.

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07/06/2022

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of South Main Street/US 1A from Elm Avenue to East South Avenue Tuesday and Wednesday, June 7-8, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest...Read more

06/06/2022

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily close the portion of Durham Road/NC 98 from South Wingate Street to Tyler Run Drive on Friday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches around overhead power...Read more

04/21/2022

***UPDATE: The utility pole was repaired and traffic flow restored just after 1:30 a.m.

Wake Forest Police are diverting traffic at these intersections following a single vehicle accident at North Main Street and North Avenue:

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03/09/2022
Approximately 50 Wake Forest Power customers in the North Forest Apartments are without power. The cause of the outage is a blown transformer. Electric crews are responding, and power is expected to be restored by 5 p.m. Wake Forest Power makes it easy for customers to report electric outages and...Read more
03/03/2022
Approximately 60 Wake Forest Power customers in downtown Wake Forest are without power. Affected streets include Yellow Poplar, South White Street, Old Magnolia, South Main Street, Silver Linden Lane and Old Ash Court. The cause of outage is not known. Electric crews are responding, and power is...Read more
02/16/2022

Wake Forest Power has scheduled a brief power outage Thursday morning, Feb. 10, that will affect approximately 150 customers in the vicinity of Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass and South Franklin Street.

The planned outage is scheduled from 6-7 a.m. Electricity will be turned off,...Read more

02/08/2022

The Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of East Chestnut Avenue from North Main Street to Elizabeth Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow tree crews to remove a tree that poses a danger to public safety and prune tree limbs and...Read more

01/31/2022

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