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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 and 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. (L.E. Myers) 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. (L.E. Myers), a subsidiary of MYR Group

Client: Xcel Energy