Cardinal to Hickory Creek

The Cardinal to Hickory Creek project is a 125-mile, 345-kV transmission line. The line originates from the Hickory Creek substation in northern Iowa, and ends at the Cardinal substation near Middleton, Wisconsin. A project timeline anticipates an in service year of 2023. American Transmission Co. LLC will sponsor the project, which will improve system reliability and enable additional wind projects.

Project Sponsor Line Miles Voltage (kV) From State To State Year in Service
American Transmission Company 125 345 IA WI 2023
Estimated Costs ($M) Voltage Type Project Status Project Group Origin Point Destination Point
492 Planned MVP5 Hickory Creek substation Cardinal
Interstate Build Start NERC ISO/RTO Country Project Partners
No 2021 MRO MISO US Dairyland Power