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Southwest Minnesota Transmission Upgrade

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Location: Minnesota

Description: This Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) project consisted of 90 miles of new 345kV transmission line from Split Rock, SD to Lakefield, MN; 40 miles of 115kV transmission line from Reading, SD to Lake Wilson, MN. It also included the construction of the new Nobles 345kV/115kV Substation, the new Fenton 115kV/69kV/34.5kv Substation, and additions to the Split Rock 345kV and Chanarambie 115kV/34.5kV Substations. MYR Group subsidiary The L.E. Myers Co. was the contractor, and the scope of work included structure erection and conductor installation. Burns & McDonnell was the engineer.

Completion Date: July 2008

Work Performed By:  The L.E. Myers Co., a subsidiary of MYR Group

Client: Xcel Energy