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Oncor tree trimming northwest & central portion of UP - updated

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Updates on aggravated robbery at CVS/Mockingbird

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The Arbor - November 2019

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Centennial Master Plan Steering Committee Appointed

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Wednesday, November 20 at 3:45 p.m. - Preschool Story Time at UP Public Library.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - City Council Meeting

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Oncor Tree Trimming northwest & central portion of UP - updated.

November 12, 2019


Contractors for Oncor trimming trees

Contractors for Oncor began trimming trees near power lines in the northwest section of University Park on Monday, October 7. Trimming is scheduled to last about two to three months, weather permitting.

See below for maps and a list showing where trimming will occur during the project. Oncor will also trim additional areas of the City beginning in coming weeks, and we will continue to post updated maps with those locations as we receive them. Homeowners in the work areas should receive a door notice from Oncor a few days before the work occurs.  

Trees that grow near power lines pose a serious safety risk and are one of the top causes of power outages each year, along with lightning and wildlife. Service interruptions caused by trees are more than an incon­venience. They can endanger lives through the failure of life support systems, fire alarms, and traffic signals. Power out­ages can also be very costly, especially to commercial and in­dustrial customers.

Under Texas law, Oncor may prune or remove trees that interfere with the reliability and integrity of electrical service within their service area. When this happens, Oncor follows generally accepted industry guidelines and best practices. State law also gives Oncor the authority to go onto residential property to conduct their trimming efforts. Learn more about Oncor's tree trimming practices.










Trimming locations:
 
  • Douglas from Southwestern/Bryn Mawr alley to Purdue/Stanford alley - Completed
  • Alley between Greenbrier & Southwestern bordered by Lomo Alto & Pickwick - Completed
  • Alley between Hanover & Purdue bordered by Lomo Alto & Douglas - Completed
  • Alley between Southwestern & Bryn Mawr bordered by Douglas & Thackery - Completed
  • Pickwick from Villanova/Wentwood alley to Greenbrier/Southwestern alley - Completed
  • Alley between Villanova & Wentwood bordered by Pickwick & Baltimore - Completed
  • Alley between Centenary & Marquette bordered by Pickwick & Baltimore - Completed
  • Alley between Marquette & Colgate bordered by Pickwick & Baltimore - Completed

New trimming locations - added 10/16
  • Alley between Stanford & Amherst bordered by Lomo Alto & Baltimore 
  • Alley between Amherst & Lovers bordered by Lomo Alto & Baltimore 
  • Lomo Alto from Stanford to Amherst 
  • Preston from Purdue to Stanford/Amherst alley 
  • Purdue from Preston to Tulane 
  • Alley between Hanover & Purdue from Tulane to Baltimore 
  • Tulane from Hanover/Purdue alley to Stanford/Amherst alley 
  • Hanover/Purdue alley from Baltimore to Thackery 
  • Lovers/Vassar intersection 
  • Lovers/Turtle Creek intersection 
  • Baltimore from Amherst/Lovers alley to Lovers 
  • Alley between Amherst & Lovers bordered by Baltimore & Turtle Creek 
  • Alley between Stanford & Amherst bordered by Baltimore & Hillcrest 
  • Dickens from Stanford/Amherst alley to Milton/Rosedale alley 
  • Alley between Rankin & Milton bordered by Dickens & Golf 
  • Golf from Rankin/Milton alley to University 
  • Snider Plaza
  • Alley between Milton & Rosedale bordered by Dickens & Golf 
  • Alley between Westminster Rankin bordered by Dickens & Snider Plaza 
  • Alley between Rankin & Milton bordered by Dickens & Snider Plaza 
  • Golf from McFarlin to Normandy 
  • Alley between McFarlin & Asbury bordered by Golf & High School 
  • Alley between Asbury & Granada bordered by Golf & Hillcrest
  • Alley between Shenandoah & Normandy bordered by Fairfield & Golf 
  • Alley between Dallas Country Club & Shenandoah bordered by Fairfield & Golf 
  • Alley between Granada & Binkley bordered by Key & Hillcrest 
  • Alley between Hillcrest retail & residential area bordered by McFarlin & Binkley

New trimming locations - added 11/12
  • Alley between Dyer and SMU Blvd bordered by Airline and Boedecker 
  • Trees around Moody Parking Garage 
  • Alley behind SMU Bookstore shopping center 
  • Vegetation directly northeast of Ford stadium 
  • Alley between Binkley and Shenandoah bordered by Key and Hillcrest 
  • Alley between Shenandoah and Normandy bordered by Key and Hillcrest 
  • Auburndale from Binkley to Normandy/Potomac alley 
  • Alley between Normandy and Potomac bordered by Fairfield and Hillcrest
  • Golf from Normandy to Potomac/Mockingbird alley 
  • Alley between Potomac and Mockingbird bordered by Fairfield and Golf