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South Brunswick

Reliability Project Overview

The Metuchen-Trenton-Burlington Project (MTB) was a $739M investment designed to strengthen the electric transmission system by replacing 138,000-volt (138kV) circuits with 230,000-volt (230kV) circuits between the PSE&G Metuchen Switching Station in Edison, NJ and the PSE&G Burlington Switching Station in Burlington, NJ.  The project replaced aging infrastructure in 17 municipalities and modified, upgraded or reconfigured 17 electric stations.

The project was separated into three segments and required overhead transmission modifications within existing PSE&G right of ways. The existing 138kV lattice towers supporting the overhead lines were replaced with monopoles.  Segment IA of the project ran from Metuchen to Brunswick, while Segment IB ran from Brunswick to Trenton. Segment II ran from Trenton to Burlington. This project placed in-service in June 2022.

For more information on this project, please contact:

Project Hotline
888-431-0555
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PSE&G's Media Hotline
973-430-7734

NOTE: Construction schedule information is tentative and subject to change based on several factors, including weather and field conditions.

December 17 2018 through Spring 2019

PSE&G plans to begin upgrading and replacing the utility poles along Dey Road beginning near Pheasant Hollow Drive and continuing to Rt 130.  This work is expected to begin on or around Monday, December 17 and continue intermittently through the spring 2019.  Work will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as some weekend work, as needed. There are no service outages planned with this work.

In Service

We have completed have completed the replacement of the new structures and have strung the new power line.  The transmission line is in service.

Safety is our highest priority at PSE&G, and it is essential that you and anyone occupying your property refrain from going on the right-of-way.

69kV Initiative

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.

 

 

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