Bridgehampton to Buell New 69kV Underground Cable

Project Specifics

PSEG Long Island will install a new 69KV transmission line in new underground conduit within the existing right of way between the Bridgehampton substation in Bridgehampton and the Buell substation in East Hampton. The new cable will run parallel to an existing overhead transmission cable already in operation. These upgrades will ensure that you and your neighbors receive safe, reliable electric power for years to come.

Project Location
The new cable will run from the Bridgehampton substation on Bridgehampton – Sag Harbor Turnpike east within the existing transmission right of way until it reaches the Buell Substation on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.

Project Timeline
Work is expected to begin 2024 and be completed by the summer of 2025.

Public Hearing
June 28, 2022
Live streaming link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnprBQKKCwg
For anyone wishing to comment on record, please log on via Zoom - https://pseg.zoom.us/j/93589015162


Environmental Assessment Documents 

Paper copies of the EIS will be available at the following locations: LIPA offices located at 333 Earle Ovington Blvd., 4th Floor, Uniondale; Rogers Memorial Library located at 91 Coopers Farm Rd, Southampton; and the East Hampton Library located at 159 Main Street, East Hampton. 

A public information session will be held at LTV Studios, located at 75 Industrial Rd, Wainscott, NY 11975 on June 28, 2022 from 2:00-6:30pm, which will immediately be followed by the formal Public Hearing which will start at 6:30pm.

Comments on the DEIS can be submitted via email to the following address: PSEG-LI-B2BSEQR@pseg.com or via regular mail, Attention: Erin Gorman, Manager, Environmental Projects and Permitting PSEG Long Island Address: 175 East Old Country Road, Hicksville, NY 11801. Comments can also be provided during the Public Hearing on June 28th. The Public Comment Period will end on July 12,2022. 


Frequently Asked Questions 

  • What are the work hours?
    Crews are scheduled to work Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • Will there be tree trimming?
    There will be no tree trimming associated with this work.
  • Will the project include new poles or pole replacements?
    No. All work will be performed underground.
  • Will there be any power outages?
    There will not be any outages related to this project.
  • Will there be any traffic interruptions?
    We do not anticipate any traffic disruptions along the project route. However, to ensure traffic moves safely, PSEG Long Island will provide cones, flagmen and signage at the work sites, as needed
  • Do you have permission to do this work?
    PSEG Long Island is undertaking a thorough environmental review and working to obtain approves required to complete the project.
  • Whom can I contact for more information?
    If you have any questions about this project, please contact PSEG Long Island Customer Service at 1-800-490-0025 between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Friday.

 
As always, customer and employee safety is our primary concern. Please be cautious when travelling near our construction work zones.