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Dixmont, Maine

Dixmont, Maine

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In Dixmont, the project involves upgrades in approximately 6.5 miles of CMP transmission line corridor that runs through the town from Troy southeasterly to Monroe. These upgrades include the construction of a new 345 kV transmission line and the rebuilding of the existing 115 kV transmission line.

The existing 115 kV transmission line, which is currently on the south side of the corridor and runs on H-frame structures which are typically 45 feet above ground, will be removed. It will be rebuilt on the north side of the corridor on monopole structures approximately 75 feet in height.

The new 345 kV transmission line will run on H-frame structures approximately 75 feet in height.

Construction has been completed in Dixmont.

Permits & Approvals

Dixmont Floodplain Permit Approval

09/07/2010

Approval of permit by planning board
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Dixmont Floodplain Permit Application

07/22/2010

Application submitted to town for necessary permits
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Dixmont Town Permit Approval

09/09/2009

Approval of permit by planning board
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News & Events

MPRP is nearly 95 percent complete

August 14, 2014

Crews set 5,000th structure in Bowdoinham
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Construction in Westbrook

April 4, 2014

Working outside of the Spring Street Substation
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Section 160 in South Portland

March 3, 2014

115-kV transmission line upgrade
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Central Maine Power Company and Burns & McDonnell receive award for MPRP

february 04, 2014

American Cultural Resources Association Industry Award – Private Sector
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Major Milestone Reached in Northern Loop

November 07, 2013

4,000th Structure Installed
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Final wood pole delivery for Maine Power Reliability Program

July 10, 2013

Poles were received at Irby materials yard in Leeds, Maine
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1,500th structure has been set in the Central Loop

June 25, 2013

Structure is set off Bonin Road in Monmouth
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Southern Loop/Southern Connector achieves milestone

June 21, 2013

500th structure set in Saco
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Seacost Media reports on Maguire Road Substation autotransformer delivery

May 23, 2013

Transformed By Jennifer Feals
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CMP Marks Milestones of its Maine Power Reliability Program

May 20, 2013

Governor LePage and others praise the project for customer benefits and contributions to Maine’s economy
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MPRP sets 3,000th structure

May 13, 2013

Structure in Frankfort marks MPRP milestone
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Section 229, a 115kV transmission line, is energized

May 13, 2013

Section 229 connects Riley Substation in Jay, to the Rumford IP Substation in Rumford
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Transformer deliveries featured in Transmission & Distribution World

May 10, 2013

Two Large Autotransformers Due to Arrive in Maine
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CMP Energizes 345,000 Volt Substation in Benton, Maine

May 02, 2013

New Substation and Transmission Line Will Enhance Service for CMP Customers
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L.E. Myers act of altruism

April 15, 2013

MPRP contractor donates poles to new Lineworker Facility at KVCC
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Attention to those considering using ATVs on the MPRP corridors

March 26, 2013

Maine officials warn 'mudders' to use caution
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Wire operations have been completed from Detroit to Frankfort

February 25, 2013

Restoration work is underway
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Construction of the new 345kV transmission line is completed from Dixmont to Frankfort

February 15, 2013

Restoration work and post construction activities is ongoing
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Milestone reached in Northern Loop

January 22, 2013

1,000 pole set in Winterport
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Wire operations in Dixmont

January 11, 2013

Crews head toward Frankfort
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CMP powers up Larrabee Road Substation in Lewiston

December 20, 2012

Featured in Sun Journal
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Larrabee Road Substation is energized

December 20, 2012

WCSH 6 & WLBZ 2 News Center reports on this major milestone
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What you should know about winter recreation in CMP’s corridors

December 12, 2012

Be Safe, Be Cautious, Be Aware…check for Trail Alerts
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Crews move from Dixmont towards Frankfort

November 07, 2012

Wire operations are ongoing
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Improving the reliability of CMP’s transmission system

October 23, 2012

Construction is now under way at the Livermore Falls Substation
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Supporting sportsmen

October 17, 2012

MPRP meets with SAM
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1000 pole set in the Central Loop

October 04, 2012

The pole was set in Lewiston by the new Larrabee Road Substation
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MPRP announces the mechanical completion of two new substations

October 02, 2012

Larrbee Road Substation in Lewiston and Raven Farm Substation in Cumberland
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MPRP is featured in the Journal Tribune

September 24, 2012

CMP begins work on Kennebunk substation
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Poles for the new 345kV line have been set in Detroit, Troy, Dixmont, Monroe and Frankfort

September 13, 2012

Wire operations are ongoing
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Maguire Road Substation makes the Bangor Daily News

September 13, 2012

CMP breaks ground on $30M substation in Kennebunk
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CMP Transmission Line Construction Project Marks Milestone

August 29, 2012

Crews Set 2,000th Structure
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Crew of Albion Road Substation meets Wellness Challenge Initiative

July 12, 2012

Crew collected donations and food for The Waterville Food Pantry
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Completing towers marks another MPRP milestone

July 10, 2012

CMP Completes Construction of Transmission Towers Over Penobscot River
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Bangor Daily News reports on MPRP construction over Penobscot River

June 26, 2012

Article highlights construction of lattice towers with the aid of a helicopter
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Central Maine Power Energizes First Electrical Substation for Maine Power Reliability Program

June 04, 2012

Advanced Technology a Milestone for CMP and Iberdrola USA
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Construction of the new 345kV line continues

May 30, 2012

Crews construct and install poles in Detroit, Troy, Dixmont, Monroe and Frankfort
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Autotransformer arrives at Larrabee Road Substation

May 23, 2012

The arrival of the Larrabe Road Substation marks MPRP Milestone
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Portland Press Herald reports on MPRP Milestone!

May 16, 2012

The delivery of the Larrabee Road Substation Autotransformer
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Update to the removal of the 115 kV line in Detroit, Troy and Dixmont

May 12, 2012

Removal of the 115 kV is nearing completion
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Delivery of Larrabee Road Substation Autotransformer Saturday, May 19

May 12, 2012

Attention travelers! Possible delays on Route 202 between Greene and Lewiston
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Bangor Daily News reports on the progress of the MPRP

May 02, 2012

CMP’s $1.4 billion upgrade project on schedule and budget
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Pre-construction activities in Dixmont

April 04, 2012

Crews prepare for construction of new 345 kV line
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Construction continues in Detroit, Troy and Dixmont

March 05, 2012

Crews remove the existing 115 kV line
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Transmission line work in Dixmont

January 16, 2012

Work is ongoing rebuilding a 115 kV line
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Transmission line construction in Dixmont

December 19, 2011

Construction in Dixmont west of Garland Road
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Transmission line work in Dixmont

October 12, 2011

Transmission line work boarders the municipalities of Dixmont and Troy
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Poles set in Detroit, Plymouth - Work starting in Troy, Dixmont

September 14, 2011

Transmission line construction moves into Troy as prep work starts in Dixmont. Poles installed in Detroit & Plymouth, waiting for line to be strung.
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CMP donated sign to Dixmont Historical Society for Town Hall

August 25, 2011

Info Panel donated for the Dixmont Town House
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Crew Saves Detroit Barn

August 10, 2011

Anthony Iannello and Jared Haney, L.E. Myers Co., fought a barn fire on Troy Rd. in Detroit while returning from MPRP jobsite.
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Clearing nears completion construction makes progress in northern towns

August, 15 2011

The completion of clearing in some areas leads to new phase of construction
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Albion Road Autotransformer Delivered

August 11, 2011

Photos of the massive 345-kV autotransformer being delivered to Benton from Searsport.
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Clearing in Orrington has begun as of July, 25th

July, 28 2011

Clearing in Orrington has begun as of July, 25th
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Transmission & Distribution World features MPRP!

July 15, 2011

"Jobs Meet Reliability" - How the MPRP is Strengthening Maine's Grid and Economy
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CMP donates Mud Pond to Stanton Bird Club

July 15, 2011

241 acres of land surrounding Mud Pond in Monmouth transferred for conservation
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CMP's Policies Manage Osprey Nests Responsibly

July 12, 2011

Hundreds of ospreys nest on our utility poles. We share your concerns for the safety of these birds, and our company has policies and personnel in place to manage these nests responsibly.
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Clearing and Construction along Section 203

July 11, 2011

Clearing in Dixmont, Plymouth, Monroe and Frankfort
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Clearing and Construction Prep from Pittsfield to Frankfort

July 1, 2011

Clearing operations continue in Monroe and Frankfort and crews are laying mats along Section 203 for construction
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Clearing progress in Section 203 corridor from Pittsfield to Frankfort

June 13, 2011

Clearing operations continue in from Detroit to Frankfort in preparation for transmission line construction.
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Herald/Telegram Feature: CMP & Local Timber Mat Producers

June 10, 2011

Portland Press Herald/ Maine Sunday Telegram article highlights work of local timber mat suppliers for the MPRP
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Clearing Continues from Detroit to Frankfort

5-2-2011

Clearing crews working from Detroit to Dixmont, starting in Monroe soon, followed by Winterport and Frankfort
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Clearing from Pittsfield to Frankfort Progressing

4/13/2011

Clearing crews are on schedule to complete clearing in sensitive resource areas in Pittsfield, Detroit, Plymouth, Troy, Dixmont, Monroe, Winterport and Frankfort this week.
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Dixmont Clearing

3/31/2011

Crews are clearing vegetation from Moosehead Trail/ Rt. 7 northwest towards Troy.
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