GP&L Updates Regarding COVID-19:

-Various City facilities, including the Duckworth Utility Services Building are closed. In-person payments can be made at the Utility Payment Drive-Thru (717 W. State St.) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other utility payment options are also available.

-The City of Garland is working with customers during these difficult times, and will not disconnect electric or water service for late or lack of utility bill payment. Be aware that scammers are especially active at this time. Learn about utility billing scams and COVID-related scams.

-Social distancing keeps customers and GP&L employees safe.

-Find more coronavirus (COVID-19) updates on the City of Garland home page. 

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Transmission Line Project Begins Nov. 25

Post Date:11/25/2019 8:23 a.m.

TMPA Transmission LineConstruction on a transmission power line running from north to south Garland begins on Nov. 25 and is scheduled for completion by March 31, 2020. Texas Municipal Power Agency (TMPA) owns the line, which is being upgraded to support reliability of the Texas electric grid.

Work on the transmission line begins at Ben Davis Substation north of Firewheel Town Center and proceeds south, generally running along Highway 78, except in the Downtown area where it follows the railroad line. Daytime lane closures will be limited to one lane from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. along Highway 78. Short nighttime lane closures will be needed for the crossings of Highway 78, President George Bush Turnpike and Avenue B.