The L.E. Myers Co’s Decatur, Illinois District Takes Home NECA 2019 Project Excellence Award

October 22, 2019

Decatur district recognized for innovation and originality for difficult high voltage transmission project across Mississippi River  Recognized as the premier event for the electrical construction industry, the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) hosted its 2019 annual convention September 14-17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the four-day event, winners of NECA’s 2019 Project Excellence Awards competition… Read more

Learning and Recognition from NECA – The Voice of the Electrical Construction Industry

July 11, 2019

The L.E. Myers Co., along with other MYR Group subsidiaries, attains NECA safety recognition; learn latest in industry safety standards, techniques, and compliance; spark NECA’s interest in our hot-stick training In May, safety representatives from various MYR Group subsidiaries attended the National Electrical Contractors Association’s (NECA) 2019 Safety Professionals Conference, the electrical construction industry’s premier… Read more

Spotlight On VPP – What It Means, Why It Matters

May 25, 2018

The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is an Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) initiative that encourages companies and federal agencies to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses through hazard prevention and control, worksite analysis, training, and cooperation between management and workers. VPP enlists worker involvement to achieve injury and illness rates that are below national Bureau of… Read more

Construction In Focus Features L.E. Myers Article, “Strong Roots”

May 21, 2018

Construction In Focus magazine recently published an article featuring The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers) as a long established and successful electrical contractor helping build the United States’ infrastructure from the first streetlights in Chicago to transmission lines across Midwestern states. With over 125 years of history – tracing their roots back to Thomas Edison… Read more

MYR Group 2017 Storm Restoration

November 16, 2017

  2017 has been one of the most active, dangerous and expensive Atlantic storm seasons to date. Close to nine million people lost power on the mainland following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. For MYR Group and its subsidiaries, (crews sent from The L.E. Myers Co., Sturgeon Electric, Harlan Electric Company, E.S. Boulos and Great Southwestern… Read more

High Flying Line Workers Help Dominion Meet Tight Deadline

July 6, 2017

  WAYNESBORO, Virginia – The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers) a subsidiary of MYR Group inc. (MYR Group), demonstrated its commitment to clients by rapidly training and deploying a special team of line workers to help energize a transmission line in Virginia. It was already a week into December when Dominion requested the company’s help… Read more

L.E. Myers Strengthens Synergy with AEP Upon Successful Completion of Cloverdale-Lexington 500kV Reconductor Project

November 28, 2016

          In the summer of 2016, The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers), a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group), successfully constructed Appalachian Power’s Cloverdale-Lexington 36.5-mile reconductor project. Appalachian Power is a subsidiary of American Electric Power, or AEP. The new double bundle, 500kV line begins at the Cloverdale substation (North… Read more

L.E. Myers Completes ITC Great Plains’ Kansas V-Plan Project

May 29, 2015

The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers) a subsidiary of MYR Group, was hired by ITC Great Plains, LLC, a transmission-only utility operating in the Southwest Power Pool region, to serve as prime contractor on four segments of ITC’s V-Plan high-voltage electric transmission line designed to connect eastern and western Kansas. ITC’s December, 2014, energization of… Read more