Eversource will be conducting routine, cyclical Vegetation Management work this year, on the transmission corridor that runs through Town. This work will include side trimming, brush control, and removal of non-compatible trees within the existing edges of clearing. Letters will be mailed to property owners who have property on or abutting the Eversource Transmission rights of way impacted by this work.
In Amherst, from the Podick Substation east to the junction near Leverett Road, in the vicinity of Montague Road and Old Montague Road. It is also occurring on the corridor that runs from the border with Leverett south, past the Amherst Substation, continuing to the border with Granby (in the vicinity of Pulpit Hill Road, Leverett Road, Henry Street, Main Street, Shays Street, and Pomeroy Lane). Lastly, it is occurring on the line that runs briefly along the border with Belchertown, in the vicinity of Pratt Corner Road and Harkness Road
March 11, 2019
Transmission Maintenance will be inspecting structures on the 1044 Line from Montague, Leverett, and Amherst.
These inspections will focus on existing transmission structures. Work is scheduled to begin this winter and continue through the spring. Work hours are Monday – Saturday, 7 am to 7 pm. Inspection activity will occur in phases and will not be continuous in any one area.
The nearby property owners are being provided with a 1-800 number and an email address if they would like additional information.
Amherst – This work will take place in the rights-of-way off of Pulpit Hill Rd, Leverett Rd, East Leverett Rd, State St, Bridge St, Market Hill Rd, Henry St, North East St, Strong St, Spaulding St, Main St, College St.
Montague – This work will take place in the rights-of-way off of Depot St, Montague City Rd, Walnut St, Letourneau Way, Dell St, Turnpike Rd, Randall Rd, Turners Falls Rd, Bartlett Rd, Plains Rd, Old Northfield Rd, Lake Pleasant Rd, Federal St/Rte 63, Dry Hill Rd, Ripley Rd, and North Leverett Rd.
Leverett – This work will take place in the rights-of-way off of Reservation Rd, Long Plain Rd/Rte 63, Long Hill Rd, Depot Rd, and Juggler Meadow Rd.