Appalachian Power will be inspecting lines and performing scheduled maintenance in town through Sunday, weather permitting.
On Friday, Sept. 7, and Saturday, Sept. 8, crews will be using a low-flying helicopter to inspect lines in the Falling Branch and Huff Acres areas of town.
On Sunday, Sept. 9, there will be two brief, scheduled outages along North Franklin Street, from the area around the Christiansburg Recreation Center to the Walmart shopping area. One 5-minute outage will occur at 6 a.m., and one 5-minute outage will occur at 8 a.m. Both are necessary for maintenance work crews will be performing. Appalachian Power has notified affected customers.