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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Eversource Will Be Performing Helicopter Vegetation Management Work


Eversource will be performing Helicopter Vegetation Management work starting next week in Norwich, Lisbon, and Preston.


PURPOSE OF FLYOVER:  We are planning to perform helicopter side trimming as part of our Vegetation Management Program in Norwich, Lisbon and Preston.  The work will involve using a helicopter to complete side trimming of vegetation within the Eversource right of way between Tunnel Substation in Preston and Hansen Road in Norwich.


AREAS OF NOTE: The helicopter will work between Tunnel Substation and Hansen Road in Norwich, crossing the following roads:

  • Norwich: Norwich Ave, Taftville-Occum Rd, Clearview Dr, Rt-97, Canterbury Turnpike, I-395, Scotland Rd, and Hansen Rd.
  • Lisbon: Riverview Dr, S Burnham Hwy, Nora St, and Lower Blissville Rd


DATES: 08/01/2022 – 08/12/2022, weather permitting


TOWNS: Preston, Lisbon, Norwich.


DESCRIPTION OF AIRCRAFT: Red Hughes 369D tail number --- #N31HM 


FLIGHT TIMES:   7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., weather permitting   


LANDING AREAS: The following area will be used for landing and refueling efforts:

  • 68 Roosevelt Ave Ext., Preston
  • 14 Stotte Ave, Norwich



  • Eversource Internal Contact: Max Barbero, Transmission Arborist C: 860.858.1833.
  • Helicopter (RotoBlade Chief Pilot) Contact Randy Jernigan (850) 776-2643 –



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