High water made certain roadways inaccessible to line crews, slowing down restoration.
Preparing for Restoration
In Lake Charles, Louisiana, an Entergy Louisiana lineman gears up for the storm.
Braving the Wet Weather
When it was safe to begin restoration, crews donned their protective raingear and began work.
Flooding a Town
Tropical Storm Barry brought heavy rains to Grand Isle, Louisiana, flooding one of the streets.
Entergy Louisiana took steps to protect its substations in low-lying areas prone to flooding.
When a severe storm hits, linemen come together to help to restore power and rebuild infrastructure.
Working as a Team
During storms, linemen must work as a team to get the job done swiftly and safely.
Calling Upon Contractor Crews
Entergy Louisiana requested assistance from line contractors such as Pike Electric to assist in power restoration in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and other hard-hit areas.
Tangled Power Lines
The heavy rain and wind brought down trees on top of power lines, disrupting power.
Facing Road Closures
Heavy rains flooded roads, making it more difficult for crews to proceed with the power restoration.
On the Job
A lineman works in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which was one of the hardest hit areas during Tropical Storm Barry.
In Laffitte Hills, Louisiana, a lineman works to repair infrastructure and restore power.