New and Modified Substations for 138 kV & 69 kV Improvements Project near Alexandria, Indiana

Two new substations and modifications at eight substations to provide voltage support and upgrade infrastructure

Alexandria Area Improvements
near Muncie, Indiana
Client: American Electric Power

Sargent & Lundy EPC Joint Venture with EC Source Services

  • Engineering and Design /Procurement
  • Construction, Testing, and Commissioning

The Alexandria Area Improvements Project near Muncie, Ind., is being implemented to provide voltage support and to upgrade or replace existing aging infrastructure at several substations.

The project includes two new greenfield substations, major modifications at three substations, various modifications at five substations, and retirement of three substations.

  • Building two new substations (Aladdin and Makahoy)
  • Retiring two existing substations (Alexandria and Mullin)
  • Complete Demolition/Rebuild of one existing substation (Ohio Oil)
  • Modifications at seven substations (Strawton, Jones Creek, South Summitville, Elwood, South Elwood, Arnold Hogan, and Pendleton)

The execution of this project was performed as a Joint Venture entity called ECSL.  Sargent & Lundy is providing the project management, procurement, and engineering & design for these projects. EC Source is providing the construction services.

The engineering work began in March 2016.  Construction started in September 2016 and will be complete in June 2018.

Alexandria Area Improvements Project Profile PDF

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Additional information on the Infrastructure Program projects:
69kV & 138kV Infrastructure Improvement Projects in Six States:  Project Profile

Todd Hanssen

Senior Vice President




Todd brings 25 years of experience in the design of power generation and transmission projects and is currently the director of power transmission construction services.