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University prepares for planned power outage

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
October 24, 2007

Texas State University-San Marcos will undergo a planned power outage Saturday, Oct. 27.

The outage will begin at 5 a.m. and last to approximately midnight. The purpose of the outage is to allow the relocation of one of the two high voltage feeders to the Co-generation Plant from San Marcos Electric Utility and to replace an internal campus feeder that failed on Oct. 16. 

Students living in residence halls impacted by the power shut down can find additional information at http://www.reslife.txstate.edu/.

The following Texas State buildings will be affected by the power outage:

Chemistry
Old Main
Derrick
Jackson
Academic Services Buildings North & South
Psychology
Taylor-Murphy
Centennial*
Evans Liberal Arts
M.C.S.B.*
L.B.J. Student Center*
Arnold
Smith
Hornsby
Burleson

Blanco
University Performing Arts and Conference Center
West Campus Maintenance
San Saba
Canyon
West Campus Soccer Fields
Harris
Student Recreation Center*
Frio
Family Consumer Sciences
Child Development Center
Bexar Hall
Glade Theater
Health Professions Building
College Inn
Supple Science Building*
Mitte Building*
San Marcos Hall

* These buildings have emergency generators and will have limited power.  

Power to the LBJ Student Center, MCSB and the cell phone towers on Jackson Hall will be restored by 9:30 a.m. but will be turned off again at approximately 8 p.m. All power is expected to be restored by approximately midnight.

For additional information, please contact Joe Ellis at (512) 245-2820 or by email at JE07@txstate.edu.