Repairs to Idaho Power equipment at the Thousand Springs Power Plant will require the road to be closed to visitors between 7 a.m.–4 p.m.
HAGERMAN, Idaho — The road leading to the park at Idaho Power’s Thousand Springs Power Plant and to Ritter Island State Park will be closed May 7-9 while the company makes repairs to a flume at the Snowbank Bridge.
Traffic will be restricted to residents and power plant and parks personnel from 7 a.m.–4 p.m. each day.
The Thousand Springs Power Plant includes diversion structures and a powerhouse with three generators for a total nameplate generating capacity of 6,800 kilowatts. Power has been generated at the site since 1912; Idaho Power acquired the site in 1916 and updated the plant in 1921.
The company owns and maintains several other parks and river access sites in the area. Visit the Hagerman Valley section at idahopower.com/recreation for information about Idaho Power recreational facilities in the area.
About Idaho Power
Idaho Power, headquartered in vibrant and fast-growing Boise, Idaho, has been a locally operated energy company since 1916. Today, it serves a 24,000-square-mile area in Idaho and Oregon. The company’s goal to provide 100-percent clean energy by 2045 builds on its long history as a clean-energy leader that provides reliable service at affordable prices. With 17 low-cost hydroelectric projects at the core of its diverse energy mix, Idaho Power’s residential, business and agricultural customers pay among the nation’s lowest prices for electricity. Its 2,000 employees proudly serve more than 550,000 customers with a culture of safety first, integrity always and respect for all.