The Bland Area Improvements Project involves upgrading an existing 20-mile, 69-kV South Bluefield-Wythe transmission line to 138-kV. The project also involves adding 6 miles of new 138-kV transmission and a new substation to support regional power distribution around Bland, VA. The project has an estimated cost of $68m and is expected to be completed by December 2018.
|Project Sponsor||Line Miles||Voltage (kV)||From State||To State||Year in Service|
|Appalachian Power Co.||26||138||VA||VA||2018|
|Estimated Costs ($M)||Voltage Type||Project Status||Project Group||Origin Point||Destination Point|
|80||Under Construction||South Bluefield||Wythe|
|Interstate||Build Start||NERC||ISO/RTO||Country||Project Partners|