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Northern St. Joseph CountyArea Improvements Project

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) representatives plan to upgrade the electric transmission network serving customers in northern Indiana.

The project involves:

  • Building about 3 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission line
  • Building a substation off Adams Road

The improvements:

  • Provide an additional power source to support the area’s industrial growth
  • Provide residential customers with more reliable electric service
  • Encourage additional economic development with increased power capacity

Company officials expect construction to begin in spring 2023 and conclude in summer 2023.

Project Updates

I&M announced the Northern St. Joseph County Area Improvements Project in December 2020

I&M hosted a virtual open house to introduce proposed study segments and answer questions related to the project at the end of 2020

I&M proposed a route for the 3-mile power line in January 2021


Project Timeline



The project involves installing steel poles.

Structure Height: Approximately 110 feet*
Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 100 feet*

* Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary

Project Maps

Please note that these maps are preliminary and do not reflect any final power line route decisions.


Step 1: Below is an Overview Map that displays the entire project area. Please use the Overview Map to find the general location of your property.


Step 2: Each outlined area on the Overview Map represents a single, numbered Map Page that shows that section in greater detail. Visit the appropriate Map Page below for your area.


Virtual Open House Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

Indiana Michigan Power serves 575,000 customers in Indiana and Michigan.

Brian Recker

Project Outreach Specialist

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