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Category: Newport Substation

Construction Update, 4/13/16

Newport Substation Construction Update, 4/13/16 Major construction activities at Newport will resume in April 2016, including the installation of equipment foundations, erection of structural steel, and in-kind replacement of power circuit breakers.  Work will be performed entirely within the existing substation property. Truck traffic is expected to increase from May… Read More »

Construction to begin for Newport Substation Upgrade Project

Newport, VT–Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) wants to ensure our community neighbors are aware of an upcoming temporary increase in truck traffic due to our grid reliability work on the Newport Substation. Starting next week, truck traffic will access the project site by way of Clyde Street. The work includes… Read More »