Appalachian Power and Henry County are partnering to increase economic development potential by building about five miles of new transmission line.
The proposed Commonwealth Crossing Transmission Line Project is a $7 million investment that would provide the Henry County Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre (CCBC) with a robust, reliable power source capable of handling future power needs for incoming businesses.
The CCBC is located just south of Martinsville near the Virginia-North Carolina border. Construction of the line is expected to take less than 18 months.
Right-of-way acquisition will begin later this year. Construction will begin once the county has secured a customer for the Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre.
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