TVA to hold open house Nov. 21 in Mississippi regarding proposed transmission line

As noted on the project’s webpage, there are seven alternative transmission line routes consisting of 15 alternative line segments under consideration

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Nov. 12 said that it is proposing upgrades to its transmission system in order to increase power reliability in parts of Winston and Noxubee counties in Mississippi, with the upgrades involving building 17 to 20 miles of single-circuit transmission line that will connect TVA’s existing Midway 161-kV substation in Winston County to TVA’s existing South Macon 161-kV substation in Noxubee County.
TVA said that the public is encouraged to attend an open house regarding the project on Nov. 21 in Macon, Miss. Comments will be accepted through Dec. 23, TVA noted.
As noted on the project’s webpage, there are seven alternative transmission line routes consisting of 15 alternative line segments under consideration. The line would be built on steel pole, single-circuit structures, TVA said on its site.
The project is expected to be in service in winter 2022-2023, TVA said, adding that construction is scheduled to begin in winter-spring 2021-2022.