March 28, 2007
FPL reliability improvement work takes place in Palm Beach in April and May

JUNO BEACH, Fla. -- Florida Power & Light Company has scheduled reliability improvement work on electrical equipment in Palm Beach beginning on Monday April 2.  Work on the project is expected to continue until Friday, May 18, with the exception of Easter weekend, April 6-8. The work, which will include replacement of utility poles, of lighting arrestors on poles, and work on guy wires that extend down from poles, is scheduled to be completed prior to the start of hurricane season.

This electrical system strengthening will occur at 36 various locations in the north portion of town. The boundaries for the work will be on and between Angler Ave. and Via Marrilla from north to south and on and between North County Road and N. Lake Way from east to west.

The improvements will take place in three phases.

  • Phase one will start April 2nd along N. Ocean Blvd., between Angler Ave. & Miraflores Dr. with additional work on various rear easements behind buildings.
  • Phase two, which will continue through April 27, will take place along N. Ocean Blvd. between Ocean Terrace and Queens Lane.
  • Phase three will begin on May 1st. The work will take place along N. Lake Way between Reef Rd. and Via Marrilla.

FPL is systematically improving the reliability of its electrical system throughout its service territory. This maintenance or replacement of equipment is being done to continue to provide customers with reliable service.

Florida Power & Light Company is the principal subsidiary of FPL Group, Inc. (NYSE: FPL), nationally known as a high quality, efficient and customer-driven organization focused on energy-related products and services. With annual revenues of nearly $16 billion and a growing presence in 26 states, FPL Group is widely recognized as one of the country's premier power companies. Florida Power & Light Company serves 4.4 million customer accounts in Florida. FPL Energy, LLC, FPL Group's competitive energy subsidiary, is a leader in producing electricity from clean and renewable fuels. Additional information is available on the Internet at www.FPL.com, www.FPLGroup.com and www.FPLEnergy.com.