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Hurricane Harvey 2017







Location: Texas

Description: Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Aug 25th near Rockport, Texas as a Category 4 Hurricane with winds of 130 mph. The resulting tropical storm meandered in the region for several days, dropping a record 40-52 inches of rainfall in southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana. Crew members from MYR Group subsidiaries The L.E. Myers Co.; Great Southwestern Construction, Inc.; and Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. were quickly mobilized to respond to this major natural disaster. Line workers dealt with flooded roadways, downed trees and mosquito swarms to repair the heavily damaged electrical infrastructure. The L.E. Myers Co. employees based in Pasadena, TX, a heavily flooded area southeast of Houston, worked storm restoration despite water damage to their own homes and regional office. Crews were focused on restoring the public’s power as quickly and safely as possible.

Date:  August 2017

Clients:  CenterPoint Energy; Texas New Mexico Power; Westar Energy; American Electric Power
More: MYR Group, Inc. subsidiaries respond to 2017 Storm Restoration