Sandy's aftermath: Town updates

Redding currently has 14% of CL&P customers without power.

If you wish to monitor the outage map visit: outage.cl-p.com/outage/outagemap.aspx

You can also report an outage and check on the status of your report on this site as well.

If you currently have a pay online account with CL&P, you can log on and see the status of your home and report if it is out and whether other homes on your street have power. If you do not have an account, you can register online and set one up and get up-to-date information on your home outage. CL&P has issued a report to the town on the reports they have received for single home outages in areas which have power. If you would like to confirm you are on this list, please call the info line — 203-938-8816. If your home is out and your street is on, check that the line is connected to your house. If it is not, you must contact CL&P for connection at  800-286-2000 to be added to the list.

Gov. Malloy announced Connecticut homeowners will not face higher-cost deductibles resulting from the  impact of the storm based on the data that Sandy did not meet the statutory criteria of a hurricane and therefore ”companies may not impose a hurricane deductible on Connecticut claims”

98% of the state to be with power by Tuesday evening.

46 road crews working in town on restoration 100%. Three crews are doing damage assessment. The Sherman Turnpike area was restored and crews are concentrating on the west side of Redding. All roads have been declared clear.

We continue to bus the crews from our sites to their accommodations to assure that they remain with us till everyone is restored.

Please call police only if you have a road blockage at 203-938-3400.

Cablevision: There is a link on its website to check the status of your town and your home. www.optimum.net

Information Line: Redding Town Hall Emergency Info Line is functional at 203-938-8816 and will be open from 9am-5pm during the day as a means by which residents can obtain up to the minute information. After hours this line will have an automated message detailing information for residents.

Please ONLY call 911 in the event of a true emergency.

Town website – www.townofreddingct.org

Facebook — TownofReddingCT

You can also follow Redding Police Dept. at Twitter…  @reddingpoliceCT

If you have a cell phone, confirm that you will receive Town emergency Everbridge notices by logging onto www.ctalert.gov or call 860-920-3337. Update your profile information.  Those signed up automatically receive messages and directives from State and Town officials.

Additional info can be heard on WLAD-800 AM and WDAQ-98.3 FM

Please remember, if you have a generator, never operate it inside a building, including a garage or close to a door or window. The Fire dept are reporting increased calls for carbon monoxide. Call the Fire Marshal for correct placement:

Georgetown-203-544-8933

Ridge-203-948-8953

West Redding-203-948-4800

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