Newington Substation (185 Cherry Hill Drive) Schedule: May 2018
Eversource will be replacing one Oil Circuit Breaker with a new 115kV Gas Breaker. Work is within the existing substation fence and on the existing foundation pad.
Construction is planned 7 May 2018 through 1 June 2018. Typical hours of work will be from 7am to 5pm Monday through Saturday with the potential for Sunday work for system restoration. There will be increased truck traffic to the substation intermittently for delivery and removal of equipment.
Please contact Lynn Vasquez, Community Relations Specialist, 203-271-4731.
Eversource Infrastructure Replacement Schedule: August 2017 to mid-2018
Replace 13 existing single circuit, wood, H-frame structures with 13 new direct-embed, single circuit, weathering steel, H-frame structures that are slightly higher than the existing structures in Newington, New Britain and Berlin. Replacement poles will be installed within 15 feet of existing structures. Structure replacement will not require tree clearing but minor tree trimming and/or vegetation removal may occur within the utility corridor.
Newington Access Points for Work Activities Holmes Road (structure 7077) Fenn Road (structure 7072) Cedar Street – State Rte 175 (structures 7062 and 7060) Eighth Street (structures 7048 and 7046) New Britain Avenue – State Rte 174 (structure 7044) Carr Avenue (structures 7036, 7035 and 7033) Kelsey Street (structure 7028) Bridle Path (structure 7025)