American Transmission Co. projects

Project website for a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates the high-voltage electric transmission system that powers communities in portions of the Upper Midwest.

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Crews continuing to use light-duty helicopter for Badger Coulee Project construction between Portage and Mauston

MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter will be used this month to assist construction crews with Badger Coulee Project work between Portage and Mauston. Ground crews also will continue moving protective mats and installing foundations and poles in this area during this time. Ground and aerial crews will use a helicopter to install bird flight diverters […]

Portion of Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project located in Dane County energized

MADISON, Wis. – The portion of the Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project connecting the Cardinal Substation in the Town of Middleton to the North Madison Substation in the Town of Vienna has been energized. While this 20-mile segment is complete and now moving electricity, the portion of the project between the North Madison Substation and […]

ATC submits application to PSC for Riverside Transmission Line Project

Proposed line would connect expanded West Riverside Energy Center to electric grid Madison, Wis. – American Transmission Co. this week submitted an application to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for the 345,000-volt Riverside Transmission Line Project. Project plans include an approximately 4- to 4.5-mile, double-circuit transmission line from a planned new substation near the […]

ATC to present proposed routes for Riverside Transmission Line Project

Proposed line would connect expanded Riverside Energy Center to electric grid Madison, Wis. – American Transmission Co. is continuing public outreach for the proposed 345,000-volt Riverside Transmission Line Project with the last in a series of informational open houses for residents and other stakeholders in the area. Project plans include an approximately 4- to 4.5-mile, […]

Crews to use helicopter for Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project

Work will include pulling wires between poles  MADISON, Wis. – A helicopter will be used beginning this week to assist Badger Coulee Project construction crews with work along Interstate 90 in Dane and Columbia counties. Helicopter crews will begin pulling wires along the line this week. The route generally follows Interstate 90 in this area. […]