Reliability Project Overview
PSE&G is currently conducting statewide electric reliability improvements to its utility infrastructure. These enhancements will improve both electric service reliability and system redundancy to ensure safe and reliable service to our customers. Throughout the state of New Jersey, PSE&G infrastructure upgrades will reduce the demand on the existing 26kV network. The projects will install 69kV transmission circuits connecting PSE&G stations around the state.
- New 69kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS), which allows for the addition of increased voltage capacity with minimal impact to the existing station footprint, will be installed at our Gloucester Switching Station.
- The project is estimated to be completed by December 2020, with landscaping and final restoration completed by the summer of 2021.
Overhead Construction Activity
- New 69kV circuits will connect the Gloucester Switching Station to neighboring stations in Camden and Woodbury.
- New taller, sturdier utility poles and electric wires will run along East Red Bank Avenue, Dare Street, Green Street, North Board Street (Route 45), Route 130, Hannevig Avenue, Browning Lane, Railroad Avenue, Station Avenue, Klemm Avenue, Park Avenue, Market Street, Broadway and Evergreen Avenue.
- To comply with the Board of Public Utilities’ Vegetation Management Rules, we may also trim and remove trees where necessary. Learn more.
- Some aspects of these activities may result in unavoidable noise. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
- Lane closures and detours may occur during construction. PSE&G will work with the local police department to keep traffic impacts to a minimum.
- Safety is our highest priority. It is essential that you and everyone using your property, including children and pets, refrain from going near our construction work zones.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interest of maintaining the safety of our customers, our employees, and their families, PSE&G workers and PSE&G contractors follow safety guidelines put into place by the CDC and NJ State Department of Health, as well as all directives from the Governor’s Office and county/municipal governments. This includes that our workers practice social distancing and we ask that you also maintain a safe distance from our crews. PSE&G will not need to enter your home or business because of this work.
Thank you for understanding as we improve electric service reliability for the region.