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Posted on: October 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Goochland County Operational Status Post Tropical Storm Michael

Goochland County - Operational Status Post Tropical Storm Michael

As of Noon, on Friday, October 12th over 2,500 Dominion Energy Virginia customers are without service.  Dominion Energy Virginia asks that you help with recovery from the damage Tropical Storm Michael left in its path by doing two important things:

  1. Report outages! Don’t assume they know you are without power. Use your mobile device and go to or call us at 1-866-DOM-HELP.
  2. Stay away from downed power lines. Assume they are energized and dangerous. Keep family, neighbors and pets a minimum of 30 feet away and call them at 1-866-DOM-HELP. Choose the option to report a downed wire.


The County Administration building located at 1800 Sandy Hook Rd. is open for business with limited capacity till 5 p.m., operating under generator power.  County facilities that are closed due to the widespread power outage include the Central High School Cultural and Educational Complex, the Goochland Sports Complex, and the Goochland County Animal Shelter.


All Goochland County Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled Friday, October 12th through Sunday, October 14th.  The Central High School Cultural and Educational Complex and Goochland Sports Complex will remain closed through Sunday, October 14th.  All athletic fields are closed through the weekend as well.  Tucker Park at Maidens Crossing will be monitored for flooding and closing may be necessary.


The Goochland County Animal Shelter will be closed to the public from Friday, October 12th through Tuesday, October 16th.


Goochland County will waive residents’ fees for brush disposal at both the Central and Western Convenience Centers through Friday, October 19th, to give residents time to cleanup and recover from last night’s storm.


Both convenience centers will operate on normal business hours beginning Friday, October 12th.  The Central Convenience Center is currently without power and may potentially stop accepting trash if the compactors become full.  The Western Convenience Center has power and is operating normally.  Locations and hours:


Central Convenience Center

1908 Hidden Rock Lane

Maidens, Virginia 23102

Monday - Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Western Convenience Center

3455 Hadensville-Fife Road

Goochland, Virginia 23063

Monday - Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Closed Wednesday


Residents that are still without power on Friday, October 12th can visit one of Goochland’s Fire-Rescue staffed stations to charge their electronic devices.  Please be aware this is subject to staff being at the station, at times they may be away on a call. 


Fire Rescue Co. 2 -     Crozier

1529 River Road West, Crozier, VA 23039


Fire Rescue Co. 3 –     Centerville

52 Broad Street Road, Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103


Fire Rescue Co. 5 –     Courthouse

2710 Fairground Rd., Goochland, VA 23063


Fire Rescue Co. 6 –     Hadensville

4810 Three Chopt Rd., Louisa, VA 23093




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