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Transmission Lines

Purpose

This approximately 17.7-mile overhead electric transmission line was originally constructed on wooden H-frame and steel lattice structures. We are rebuilding the entire 115 kV line and parts of the double-circuit 230 kV line in the existing easement using structures similar in appearance and height. All replacement structures will be constructed of brown, weathering steel; new single-circuit structures will be H-frames, and new double-circuit structures will be monopoles. No new right of way is needed.

Benefits

  • Maintains current right of way.
  • New structures located in the same general location as existing structures.
  • Complies with mandatory standards to ensure safety, reliability and to meet future needs.
  • Minimizes impact to the community and environment.
  • Replaces aging infrastructure.

Timeline

  • November – December 2023 – Preconstruction activities, including access road building and right of way clearing.
  • January 2024 – December 2025 – Single-circuit line work from Carolina to South Justice Branch
    • April – June 2024 – Double-circuit line work in Roanoke Rapids
    • September – November 2024 – Double-circuit line work at the I-95 crossing near Exit 168.

Restoration activities will occur into 2026 after construction ends. We are planning to rebuild a neighboring 230 kV single-circuit electric transmission line between Hornertown and Hathaway in 2025 – 2026 and will update neighbors as we prepare for project construction.

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Construction-Related Impacts

Service Interruption

Your electric service is not expected to be impacted by this project.

Traffic

There may be some traffic delays.

Noise

Noise levels will be moderate; permits are in place.

Construction Times

Daylight Hours

Most work will be completed during daylight hours, up to seven days a week.

Environment

This project will not have environmental impacts.

Neighborhood

Access to surrounding neighborhoods will not be impacted.

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