Helicopters Heading to Trinity Pines
Press release from PG&E:
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will be flying helicopters over the Trinity Pines…area this week in order to improve electric reliability.The use of a helicopter is needed to maintain transmission lines that produce safe and reliable service to our customers in the areas of Dinsmore, Mad River, Bridgeville and Trinity Pines. The helicopter will fly in and out of a location on Lower Rattlesnake Road, west of Trinity Pines.
These flights, which started yesterday, are to aid in the maintenance of existing poles, install new poles and perform other improvements at various structures along Highway 36. The helicopter will transport people, along with 80 to 100 foot poles, steel and other materials.
Weather permitting, flights will occur between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Residents are advised the helicopter will fly low – about 500 feet.