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A bird’s eye view of construction on the Zoo Interchange, Western Milwaukee County Electric Reliability projects

We’re continuing to make progress on the Zoo Interchange Project, a project to relocate seven overhead 138-kilovolt transmission lines to accommodate expansion and realignment of the interchange. Lattice structures are being replaced with 50 single pole structures, many of which have already been swapped out. The transmission lines west of the interchange were completed and […]

ATC receives approval to rebuild transmission line in Rock, Walworth counties

Aging 69,000-volt line needs upgrading PEWAUKEE, Wis. – American Transmission Co. on Tuesday gained approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to rebuild a 20-mile, 69,000-volt transmission line in Rock and Walworth counties. The Colley Road-Brick Church Rebuild Project will run from the Colley Road Substation in Beloit to the Brick Church Substation in […]

Osprey have a view from the top on ATC nest platforms

ATC is committed to environmental leadership in all aspects of our business. One of the ways we demonstrate this commitment is through our avian stewardship.According to the Department of Natural Resources, about 87 percent of Wisconsin’s breeding osprey population nest on platforms. There are more than 100 nesting platforms located on or adjacent to transmission […]

STIHL Tour des Trees, Day 7 – Aug. 2: Port Washington to Milwaukee

“Hey, it’s Ben Gura again – and I am so happy to say I am writing the final day’s blog while sitting comfortably on my couch at home! I made it safe and sound with only a couple of mechanical issues on the bike. My legs are sore but in a good way – and […]

STIHL Tour des Trees, Days 5 & 6 – July 31 & Aug. 1: Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay to Port Washington

“Hey everyone – it’s Ben Gura checking in again from the STIHL Tour des Trees. We wrapped up this amazing ride on Saturday (which I’ll have another update on), but I wanted to catch you up from the days prior. Talk about a great pedaling – lovely weather and scenic riding.    Day five was […]