Burnham – Munster Line is a 345kV overhead line from Burnham, Illinois, US, to Munster, Lake County, Northwest Indiana, Indiana, US.

Construction works on the Burnham – Munster Line started in 2019 and the project was commissioned in 2020.


The Burnham – Munster Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Northern Indiana Public Service. The Burnham – Munster Line is an upgrade line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $0.1m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

Burnham – Munster Line project development status

The development of the Burnham – Munster Line project was approved by Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission in 2019 and the project works were completed in 2020.

About Northern Indiana Public Service

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) is engaged in operating hydro electric power plants. NIPSCO owns and operates two hydroelectric dams on the Tippecanoe River in White and Carroll counties in Indiana. The company’s two projects have operated safely for 75 years. NIPSCO dams Norway and Oakdale provide electrical power, recreation and financial benefits to local citizens. The company’s both plants are automated and also can be manually controlled. The company is headquartered at Merrillville in Indiana, the US.


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