Long Island Power Authority crews have been working around the clock to restore power to more than 523,000 customers after Hurricane Irene.
As of Sunday, LIPA is reporting that power has been restored to all but 15,903 customers. This includes 164 Hauppauge and 313 Nesconset customers, according to their Storm Center Outage map.
In, the utility company had canceled all employee vacations, notified them of overtime and brought in more than 970 off-Island crews.
LIPA , two days after the storm, that it had restored power to 270,000 customers - more than half of the outages reported after Hurricane Irene.
The utility company continued calling in additional crews, placing more than 7,500 workers on the ground and
LIPA has laid out more than a million feet of new wire, 998 utility poles, 2,906 crossarms and replaced 924 transformers as of Friday. The utility company had 24 substations and 58 transmission lines damaged by the storm.
Our Question of the Day asks: How would you rate LIPA's storm response? What did it do well or what do you feel could have been improved?
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