Lucas – Knoxville Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 45.06km from Lucas County, Virginia, US, to Knoxville, Tennessee, US.

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2022.


Lucas – Knoxville Line is an overhead line that will be operated by ITC Midwest. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Approximately $3.75m was financed by the authorities to undertake the construction works of the project.

Lucas – Knoxville Line project development status

The construction works on the Lucas – Knoxville Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2022.

About ITC Midwest

ITC Midwest LLC (ITC Midwest), a subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp, is an electric utility that offers electricity transmission services. The utility offers operation, upgrades and maintenance of transmission facilities. Its projects include Colby-Killdeer 345 kV Line Build, Heron Lake – Lakefield 161 kV Line Rebuild, Minnesota-Iowa 345 kV Electric Transmission Project, Ottumwa-Iowa/Missouri Border Transmission Project, Salem-Hazleton project, Cardinal-Hickory Creek, Lambton-St. Clair Line Upgrade, and others. ITC Midwest operates through its electric transmission lines in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Missouri, the US.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.