Chugach has several projects scheduled to improve reliability for our members. Below is a short list of projects underway or coming up:
Old Seward Hwy. undergrounding
Work is underway undergrounding overhead conductors between Huffman and O’Malley. Construction is expected to be complete in the fall.
Arctic Road undergrounding
This project will underground the distribution lines along Arctic Road between Raspberry and Dimond. This Title 21undergrounding project is scheduled for construction in the fall.
Substation 3 – Downtown
Substation 3 is a new distribution substation located in Downtown Anchorage. This new substation will allow Substation 9/9a, adjacent to the Coastal Trail off 2nd Avenue, to be retired. Commercial operation is expected later in 2021.
Cooper Landing feeder reconstruction
This project will reconstruct approximately four miles of line between the Daves Creek and Kenai Lake substations. Designed to improve reliability to members in Cooper Landing, construction is scheduled for later in 2021.
Quartz Creek transmission line
There are two sections of line Chugach is working to rebuild for this project. The Summit Lake to Daves Creek section is tentatively scheduled to begin in Jan. 2023. The Indian to Girdwood section is tentatively scheduled for 2023/2024 construction.