first_img Pinterest IndianaLocalNews Twitter By Jon Zimney – December 1, 2020 0 315 Twitter Pinterest Google+ Opportunity to comment on plans to build new I&M lines, substation for South Bend Previous articleSouth Bend Police Transparency Hub upgraded to include residents’ suggestionsNext articleReport: More than 70% of Goshen’s roads in poor condition Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Facebook WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Google+ (“power lines” by Christine, CC BY-SA 2.0) Indiana Michigan Power plans to make upgrades to the electric transmission for its customers in South Bend, Warren and German Townships.I&M wants to construct around 3 miles of transmission line and build a new substation near U.S. 31 and Adams Road.The utility says the improvements would ensure customers in the area continue to receive high-quality electric service as well as reduce outage duration times.Due to the pandemic, I&M will host a virtual open house. Landowners and community members can learn more about the project and share input until Monday, December 28 through this link: IndianaMichiganPower.com/NorthernStJoseph.Company officials expect construction to begin in late 2021 and conclude in Spring 2022.last_img read more