Lexington, Tennessee (West Lexington-Jacks Creek) Proposed Transmission Project

The proposed route TVA is using with the improvement to its transmission system in the West Lexington and Jacks Creek area.
File Photo / The Lexington Progress

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TVA is considering improvements to its transmission system that would provide power for growing load and increase power reliability in Henderson and Chester Counties in Tennessee.

TVA’s Bud Crockett-Lexington 161-kilovolt Transmission Line is ranked high among radial lines prioritized for exposure and load. The line also has three customer connections, and any outages would lead to significant load not served. The portion of line between Bud Crockett and North Lexington consists of older, wooden poles, and an unplanned pole replacement would result in a 24-hour outage. Maintenance outages negatively impact several local industries. Building a new power line in the area would enhance reliability, reduce the number and length of outages, and would allow for…

For the complete story, see the September 23rd edition of The Lexington Progress.

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2 Comments

  1. Kathey Manseau on September 26, 2020 at 9:05 am

    We need a much more detailed map. We live in the Cherokee Subdivision across Hwy 22 from Save A Lot. We are very CONCERNED about how close these lines may come to our home on Chaseland Cove. High Voltage Lines are a HEALTH HAZARD for people living near them, INCREASEING the RISK of CANCER and other Health Issues. In addition, such a near by risk would DIMINISH property values. SURELY there is a way to AVOID these problems. PLEASE respond. THANK YOU.

  2. jane story on October 5, 2020 at 7:30 pm

    i didnt move to lexington for this crap , you will destroy my land and its value. i have been hard at work on my property for the past 6 yrs and im in final stages of geting cattle, put your power lines along 22 ,,,and as i see its the shortest route, so who screems the loudest will get results i will be seeking legal action if this continues, again why the long route, laugh the legal action off but i will not let you destroy my investment with your power lines, ill drag it threw the courts if i have to , i dont care whos in your corner,

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