EVERSOURCE: WEST ROXBURY TO NEEDHAM RELIABILITY PROJECT
ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD TESTING
TOWN OF NEEDHAM PROJECT UPDATES & PHOTOS
EVERSOURCE WEBSITE PROJECT PAGE
Eversource West Roxbury to Needham Reliability Project Update
Route with alignment (PDF) (where digging will be done) - Note: Please magnify these documents once opened to read the street detail.
Grant of Location Application (PDF) from Eversource for Noticed Alternative Route
Public Hearing to be held on Wednesday, June 13,
Town of Needham's Response to Opposition of NStar to the Town's Motion to Reopen Hearing, 1/24/2018
Town of Needham filed a Motion to Reopen Hearing to the Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) dated 1/11/2018.
All documents regarding Eversource's petition to install the transmission line are available at the EFSV File Room by inserting the docket number: EFSB16-02.
Example of pre and post EMF Testing – Eversource
Manhole Locations Maps (PDF) South Street Route
Presentation Update (PDF) by Eversource to Board of Selectmen on November 14, 2017
Needham Board of Health Letter to Selectmen
After conducting a public hearing on April 26th and listening to comments and feedback from the community, the Board of Selectmen has expressed concern about the preferred route and its impact on walking neighborhoods. After deliberation on May 2nd, the Needham Board of Selectmen voted to recommend that Eversource and the Energy Facility Siting Board consider the Noticed Alternative Route ("the South Street Route") with variations that avoid the Valley Road neighborhood.
Siting Board's Revised Procedural Schedule (PDF), February 21, 2017
Second Set of Documents and Information Requests (PDF) submitted to Energy Facilities Siting Board Feb 24, 2017
First Set of Documents and Information Requests (PDF) submitted to Energy Facilities Siting Board Feb 24, 2017
West Roxbury to Needham Reliability Project - Volume 1 - Submitted to Energy Facilities Siting Board
Prepared by: Epsilon Associates, Inc. dated June 15, 2016
Prepared by: Gradient Corp for Epsilon Associates & Eversource, dated March 18, 2016
(Eversource plans for improving the reliability of the transmission lines between West Roxbury and Needham.)