Stratford 115-kV Railroad Line Upgrade Project (Baird and Barnum Connection)

About the project:

Stratford 115-kV Transmission Line Upgrade Project consisting of the removal and relocation of northern and southern sections of existing 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line structures from Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) catenary structures within the Metro-North Railroad corridor to new 115-kV transmission line structures to be located within the existing ConnDOT right of way and upgrade of 115-kV conductors extending approximately 1.9 miles from UI’s Baird Substation to just west of the Housatonic River  in Stratford, Connecticut, and related substation improvements.

This Petition was filed with the Siting Council on June 5th, 2017.  If you have any questions regarding this Petition, please contact the Council at


PETITION NO. 1304, is available at