As of Wednesday afternoon, Red Bank Administrator Stanley Sickles said as much as 40 percent of the borough remained without power. Jersey Central Power and Light crews have been working to restore power, though its divided crews have left many neighborhoods untouched since Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc on the Jersey Shore.
The following is a list of Red Bank neighborhoods without power and why, provided by the borough:
- Shrewsbury Avenue between Bank & River streets, Bank Street, portions of Leighton Avenue, portions of Tilton Avenue due to a downed primary line on Shrewsbury Avenue
- Drummond Place, portions of Gold Street, portion of Monmouth Street due to a downed primary line on Drummond Place.
- Branch Avenue near Harding Road, Hudson Avenue, Elm Place, Horace Place, Canal Street, Clay Street, portions of Broad Street due to downed primary line on Branch Avenue.
- Washington Street, Mechanic Street, Mount Street, portions of Wallace Street due to a tree that fell on power lines and broken utility poles on Washington Street. Trees have been cleared and 3 broken poles replaced by Verizon. Awaiting JCP&L crew to reinstall lines on new poles.
- Madison Avenue east of St. Nicholas and portion of Molly Pitcher Village due to tree that fell on pole and damaged 3 transformers on Madison Avenue. Tree removed today, awaiting JCP&L crew to repair transformers and power lines.
- Prospect Avenue, Harding Road, portion of John Street, Prospect Hill Apts. & Tower Hill Condos. This area is served by Little Silver substation which is now operating. JCP&L crews are repairing lines between this area and the substation.
- Red Bank east of Throckmorton including Windward Way, Spinnaker Lane, John Street and area of town north to the river.This area is served by Fair Haven substation and the Boro has been advised that it is fully functioning as of today. Crews are working to repair lines branching out from the substation.