Helicopter sits on the ground in Golden.On May 18 and 19 (weather permitting), expect road and trail closures as Xcel flies out a helicopter and brings in a large crane for the second phase of work happening on power equipment upgrades in Golden!

Wednesday, May 18, expect the closure of W. 17th Pl. to accommodate a large crane needed to access a power pole located in a backyard.

On Thursday, May 19, the helicopter will be back, impacting the areas of Sunset Dr., Lookout View Dr., and Lookout View Ct. Residents in these areas will be receiving info from Xcel Energy regarding power outages happening that day, and electronic message boards will be set 72 hours in advance to warn about the coming closures.

Flaggers will be positioned to allow local residents access in and out of the impacted neighborhoods.