National Grid has multiple crews in town and has begun their make-ready work on the existing utility pole infrastructure in New Salem! The months-long make-ready process will include a variety of activities such as the relocation of lines on poles, tree trimming around lines, and, in some instances, pole replacement.
You may have received a notice from National Grid that tree work will be starting in your neighborhood. They have subcontracted with various tree services to prepare the area for their work.
All these efforts are to prepare the poles for the stringing of the fiber for our town fiber-optic network. This represents a major step in the project to bring high-speed internet to New Salem!
New Salem Broadband Committee – broadband