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KEYS TO COLLECT GPS LOCATION OF UTILITY POLES

11/07/2012 ~ Keys Energy Services (KEYS) advises its customers that beginning on Monday, November 12th, contractors for the utility will begin gathering and updating the Global Positioning System (GPS) location of all utility poles within its service area (Key West to the Seven-Mile Bridge). The project is scheduled to take between 30 – 60 days to complete, with workers working 4-10 hour days, Monday through Thursday – no weekend work is scheduled.

KEYS customers should be aware of this project and the likelihood that they will see workers walking and/or driving to all utility poles in order to update their GPS coordinates using a handheld GPS device. All workers will have orange or yellow vests on when collecting the GPS information, and will be wearing badges identifying them as KEYS’ contractors. Additionally, KEYS’ customers should note that at no time will contractors need to gain entrance to homes or businesses in order to perform their work.

The project is the result of KEYS updating its land based maps to better track the location of all utility poles and electrical feeders. “Until recently obtaining GPS accuracy for the various components of our system was not available at a reasonable cost,” said Lynne Tejeda, KEYS’ General Manager & CEO. She went on to add that, “with advances in technology and decreased costs we will soon be able to have GPS-accurate maps of our infrastructure.” Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc. was selected as the vendor for this project, at a total cost to KEYS of $40,102.

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