Transmission line construction beginning on Uncompahgre Plateau

Aug. 25, 2017

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., is upgrading an existing transmission line segment between the Montrose Substation west of Montrose, Colorado, to the Nucla Substation near Nucla, Colorado.

Tri-State’s construction contractor will begin upgrading the line segment beginning in September 2017 and is scheduled to complete the project in October 2018. Access road improvements and power pole pad construction is already underway in the Uncompahgre National Forest.