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Limestone Ridge Project

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) in collaboration with the Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) is proposing to construct a new, approximately 12-mile 138 kV transmission line and state-of-the-art- substations to improve energy reliability for local communities in Southeast Missouri. The new line will connect two new substations in Perry and Cape Girardeau Counties. The proposed in-service date for the project December 2023.

Virtual Engagement Opportunities

Due to COVID-19, we are taking action to keep you and our staff safe and healthy. Rather than an in-person open house, we’re providing community members with various engagement opportunities to learn more about the project and provide input on the project development within the study area.

Register for one of our virtual, online Webex meetings on August 19
Each meeting will include a presentation, Q&A session and explanation of input opportunities.

  • Register today!

Please email the project team at LimestoneRidgeProject@ameren.com if you have any issues registering for the virtual meetings.

Upcoming engagement opportunities beginning August 10

  • Visit our virtual, online open house
    • Available anytime from August 10 – August 24
  • Leave a comment on our online comment map     
    • Available anytime from August 10 – August 24
  • Pick up a packet of project information
    • Available for pick up Monday-Friday between 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. from August 10 – August 24 at Citizens Electric Corporation located 1500 Rand Avenue, Perryville MO 63775.
  • Request a mailed packet of project information
    • Email us or leave a message on our hotline with your preferred mailing address and we’ll send you a packet of project materials.
  • Contact our project team
    • Leave a message on our project hotline (573.232.3003) anytime between August 10 – August 24 and our project team will call you back within 24 hours.

Project Schedule

All items shown are pending regulatory approvals. Schedule is subject to change.

2020

Data Collection

Collect digital & field data
Public engagement
Route development

2021

Permitting and Design

Preliminary engineering
File Certificate with PSC
Certificate reviewed by PSC

2022

Surveys and Real Estate

Field surveys
Real estate acquisitions
Engineering and permitting
Preconstruction activities

2023

Construction

Construction
Project complete in December

FAQs

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) in collaboration with the Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) is proposing to construct a new, approximately 12-mile 138 kV transmission line and state-of-the-art- substations to improve energy reliability for local communities in Southeast Missouri. The new line will connect two new substations in Perry and Cape Girardeau Counties. The proposed in-service date for the project December 2023.
The Project will provide safe, reliable, and affordable energy to our customers. Through this Project, customers will have improved system reliability and support for continued area growth. The project will also provide additional energy to local manufacturing facilities.
Construction is scheduled to begin in 2023.
Community leaders and members of the public will have the opportunity to provide input on the development of the preliminary routes. Our team has engagement opportunities tentatively scheduled this summer and fall, pending the status of COVID-19 restrictions. Be sure to sign up for updates to be informed of scheduled engagement opportunities.

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Limestone Ridge Project
45 S Minnesota
Cape Girardeau MO 63703

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