Heartland - Yellowjacket69-kV Transmission Line Project

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The Heartland - Yellowjacket Transmission Line Project involves building the new Heartland Substation in southeast Brady and building a new 69-kilovolt (kV) line to connect the new substation to the existing Yellowjacket Substation in north Menard. Plans also involve upgrading the Yellowjacket Substation.

Project Updates

Vegetation clearing along the approved line route is scheduled to start in Summer 2019. Construction expected to begin in Summer 2019.

Power line construction and substation upgrades are expected to be completed by the end of 2019. Right-of-way restoration work will continue into spring 2020.

The PUCT approved the Heartland - Yellowjacket CCN application on August 31, 2017.


Project Timeline



Typical Distance Between Structures: 600 feet
Typical Structure Height: 75 feet
Typical Right-of-Way Width: 100 feet

* Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary


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Juliet Capeheart

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