Strategic Purpose: Cooperative Purpose
Project Contact: Andrew Pierce 
Related Resource(s): Map

May Coulee Transmission / Distribution Substation

Dairyland Power Cooperative is building four miles of 69,000-volt (69 kV) transmission line from Hixton, Wis., to the new Dairyland May Coulee Distribution Substation located on Tyler Rd. in Jackson County, Wis. The new transmission line and substation will increase local distribution capacity and improve system reliability for the cooperative members in this service territory.  

Project At A Glance

County where facilities may be placed Jackson County, Wis.
Distribution Cooperative Service Territories



Line length 4 miles
Voltage 69 kV
Estimated project cost $2.6 million
End points Xcel Energy's interconnect near Hixton, Wis., to the Dairyland May Coulee distribution substation

Schedule (all dates are anticipated and subject to change)

Right-of-way acquisition December 2019
Anticipated regulatory decision June 2020
Start of construction (right-of-way clearing) June 2020
Foundations, structures, line construction November 2020
Target in-service date January 2021
Restoration activity Spring 2021


69 kV Transmission Line

69 kV