Fewer than 1,400 York County customers were without power Wednesday morning after utility crews worked through the night to restore electric service.
Met-Ed crews will continue working "around the clock" until the last outage is restored, said spokesman Scott Surgeoner.
Most, if not all, of the service will be restored by midnight, he said.
Areas most heavily affected, as of 9 a.m. Wednesday, included Fawn Township with 232 outages, Chanceford Township with 133 outages, Jackson Township with 125 outages, Manheim Township with 120 outages, Conewago Township with 91 outages and Newberry Township with 72 outages.
Road closing: A section of Route 116 in Spring Grove and Jackson Township will be closed Wednesday night as crews replace utility poles damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Met-Ed will work in conjunction with Verizon and the state Department of Transportation to replace the 11 utility poles, said Kathy Seilhamer, Met-Ed spokeswoman.
Route 116 will be closed from Glenview Road in Spring Grove to just east of the railroad tracks near Little Creek Golf Course in Jackson Township.
Work will take place during the nighttime hours, and the road should reopen by about 11 p.m., Seilhamer said.
PPL, too: PPL crews were also working Wednesday to restore power for the 17 local customers without power. Most of the outages are concentrated in the northern part of the county, a spokesman said.
Once the work in York County is finished, extra crews called here in anticipation of the storm may move on to northeastern areas more heavily affected, spokesmen said.
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