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Dominion Virginia Power rebuild

Crews lace lattice tower sections on the ground. The new galvanized steel structures replaced Cor-Ten structures built in the 1960s.

Dominion Takes Historic Project by Storm

Dominion Virginia Power undertakes a crucial rebuild to strengthen its electric grid.

Four years ago, Dominion Virginia Power embarked on the single-largest transmission project in its 100-year history. Important to the regional electric grid, the innovative project focused on rebuilding a 96.4-mile (155-km) line that crosses three states.

Dominion built North America’s first 500-kV electric transmission loop in the 1960s. The 500-kV Mount Storm-Doubs (MSD) line is the major east-west segment along the northern cor

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