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Posted: Monday, 07 April 2014 3:40PM

'Spring Cleaning' Or 'Yard Work' Planned For I&M



Using helicopters equipped with motor power saw blades attached to a vertical boom, Indiana Michigan Power doing some tree trimming. The utility contracted Aerial Solutions to fly at an average speed of 5 mph near the top of the trees to do the work near their transmission lines. Erica Putt with AEP says it's all about seasonal maintenance.

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Trimming is scheduled Mondays through Saturdays through the end of April in Berrien, Van Buren, and Allegan Counties, along with five Indiana counties.

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