USA, Missouri: Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) has secured approval from the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to begin the construction of the Mark Twain Transmission Project.
Mark Twain Transmission Project includes a 100-mile, 345 kV transmission line and substation to be built in northeast Missouri, reports CTBR.
The project will run from Palmyra to Kirksville in Missouri and north to the Iowa border, completing a critical link in the region's energy infrastructure.
The route will also include construction of the Zachary Substation adjacent to the existing Adair Substation in Adair County.
ATXI expects to invest $250 million in the Mark Twain Transmission Project.
Construction of the project is planned to begin in April 2018 with a targeted in-service date of December 2019.