Mississippi River – Briggs Road Line is a 345kV overhead line with a length of 201km from Mississippi River, Mississippi, US, to Briggs Road, Mississippi, US.

Construction works on the Mississippi River – Briggs Road Line started in 2014 and the project was commissioned in 2015.


The Mississippi River – Briggs Road Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by ALLETE . The Mississippi River – Briggs Road Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Mississippi River – Briggs Road Line project development status

The development of the Mississippi River – Briggs Road Line project was approved by Mississippi Public Service Commission in 2014 and the project works were completed in 2015.


ALLETE Inc (ALLETE) is an energy company, with interests in mining facilities, electricity generation, transmission and distribution assets, and water management businesses. The company generates electricity using coal, natural gas, biomass, hydro, wind, and solar, and procures energy through power purchase agreements and market purchases. ALLETE provides electric services on retail and wholesale basis. It develops, acquires, and operates clean and renewable energy projects. Through long-term power sales agreements, ALLETE also develops wind energy facilities to operate or for sale to third-parties.


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