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

At L.E. Myers and Sturgeon Electric, Employees are the Backbone of Our VPP Success

November 13, 2014

Driven by determination, teamwork, and a steadfast commitment to safety, two MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) subsidiaries are proud to announce their continuation of STAR status in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Mobile Workforce Demonstration for Construction for 2014. The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers) Chattanooga District and two divisions of the Sturgeon Electric Company,… Read more

Over the River and Through Wind, Ice and Snow MYR Group Subsidiary L.E. Myers Completes CapX 2020 Projects

October 29, 2014

Overcoming challenges such as relentless sub-zero temperatures, ruthless 30-to-40-mph winds, and a complex river crossing, MYR Group subsidiary L.E. Myers has successfully completed its portions of two major projects for CapX2020, an ambitious $2 billion joint initiative by 11 utilities to upgrade and expand the electric transmission grid in Minnesota and the surrounding region. In… Read more