The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MN PUC) granted a Route Permit for the Monticello-St. Cloud 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission line project on July 8, 2010. The MN PUC approved a route that generally follows Interstate 94 from the existing Monticello Substation to a new Quarry Substation west of St. Cloud. Construction is expected to being in fall 2010 and be complete by spring 2012.
Detailed aerial photo route maps: Click within a township area below (it will highlight green) to download a detailed map as a PDF. Click here for a high resolution overview of the project (PDF).