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Acushnet to Fall River Reliability Project

When Is The Work Being Done?

  • File Siting Petition with the EFSB: 2021
  • EFSB Public Hearing: 2022
  • File MEPA Single Environmental Impact Report (SEIR): First/Second Quarter 2023
  • SEIR Decision and Certificate from MEPA: 2023
  • File applications for other necessary environmental permits from Army Corps, MassDEP, Municipal Conservation Commissions: First/Second Quarter 2023
  • Petition Decision from the EFSB: 2023
  • Start of construction: 2024
  • Estimated in-service date: 2024

*subject to change, pending necessary approvals

About this project

  • Route length: Approximately 12.1 miles
  • Line voltage: 115,000-volt (115-kV) overhead transmission line
  • Siting review by: EFSB
  • Public open houses: Initially held on September 26 and 27, 2018; Additional virtual open houses were held on June 29 and July 8, 2021. The presentation is available in English, Español and Português.

Have Questions?

Keeping the lines of communication open is an important part of our work in your community.

For more information about this project, please call the project information hotline at 1-833-836-0302 or email

For more information specific to National Grid's Fall River portion of the project, visit, send an email to National Grid at or call 833-233-7277.