Construction Update


Our crews continue to work hard on building our fiber network. Here is a brief update on Forked Deer Connect's progress:

Areas Ready for Connection:

  • Millcreek
  • Curve
  • Richwood
  • Nauvoo
  • Ripley (03-274 Feeder)

Where are we now?

  • Phase 15: Registration has opened to PARTS of Phase 15 (Lightfoot Area).
  • Roads Included in Phase 15: Asbury Rd, Asbury Glimp Rd, Bizzell Rd, Brogdon Rd, Cane Creek Rd, Carver Ln, Crutcher Rd, Dunavant Rd, Grimes Store Rd, Glissen Rd, Guy Ln, Hinds Rd, Jimmy Wood Rd, Junius Lee Rd, Lynn School Rd, Northcott Ln, Old Glimp Rd, Patton Ln, Paris Rd, Polar Grove Cemetery Rd, Steelman Hill Ln, Thornton Rd, Tillman Rd, US HWY 51 S, Wade Hunter Rd, and William Switch Rd.
  • If you are in this Phase, please keep an eye out for your location to be ready for registration. Also, be sure that you are preregistered.

Please be aware our install time slots are staying booked up, but are working hard to get everyone connected as soon as possible.

Where are we going next?

  • Phase 16 (Lightfoot): We are projecting to open up Phase 16 by the end of May 2021.
  • Roads included in Phase 16: Charlestown Rd, Craig Rd, Jack Caldwell Rd, J Johnson Rd, Jones Rd, Lightfoot Luckett Rd, Lynn School Rd, Lynn Spur, Long Hole Rd, Newman Rd, Polly Walker Rd, Sand Ford Rd, Sunk Lake Rd, Snyder Bluff, and Ungerecht Rd, and Wade Hunter Rd.

What Phase am I in?/Upcoming Phases

  • Phase 17 (Lightfoot) Roads Included: Arp Central Rd, Becton Williams Rd, Bluff Rd, Craig Rd, Crutcher Lake Rd, Grainery Rd, Grammer Rd, Henderson Shop Rd, Hwy 19, Hwy 19 W,  Lightfoot Luckett, Lynn School Rd, Mound Rd, Nix Ln, Open Lake Rd, Outbounds Rd, Paris Rd, Pegg Rd, Simpson Rd, Sunk Lake Rd, T Rossiger Rd, and Wade Hunter Rd, 
  • Phases 18-20 Bonicord AreaRoads Included TBA
  • Phases 21-22 Newbern Area: Roads Included TBA

We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all of our members who have shown support of FDC, and for being patient with us as we build out to all of our electric members!

We are excited to bring high-speed internet and telephone service to our rural communities. Continue checking our website and Facebook for continued updates, progress and announcements.

Preregistration is open to all Forked Deer Electric Cooperative members! For more information, call 800-584-9222.

To check availability and sign-up, visit or come see us at our main office.

Phase 15-Availability Update
Phase 15-Availability Update

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