Martin West to Williston NorthNew wires are being installed on existing structures to add capacity to enhance the ability of Duke Energy and other utilities in the area to provide more reliable energy and also help reduce the risk of power outages. The project also involves the installation of new poles at the mid-point between the existing structures to support the new line. Construction will be completed during the first quarter of 2022. Restoration activities will continue into spring 2022.
Archer to WillistonNew transmission structures were installed in the 3-mile corridor in 2020 to accommodate a second 230-kV transmission line. Remaining work on the north end and south end on of the line will be completed in late 2021 and early 2022. Restoration activities will continue into spring 2022.
The projects described above are needed to support the Williston to Bronson New Transmission Line and Substation Project.
Help meet current and long-term energy demand in the region
Strengthen system reliability by adding needed capacity to serve growing communities
Help minimize the risk of power outages
Learn about the importance of transmission infrastructure and how it plays a vital role in powering our communities.
Learn about easements and what’s deemed appropriate use of the property.
See why it’s important to keep easement areas free and clear of any vegetation.
|Maintenance and Use of Right of Way (PDF)||Fact Sheet||07/23/2021|
|Preparing for Construction (PDF)||Resource||04/05/2021|
|Electric and Magnetic Fields (PDF)||Resource||02/26/2019|
|Environmental Stewardship (PDF)||Fact Sheet||07/24/2018|
|Vegetation Management (PDF)||Fact Sheet||07/24/2018|