Fall River, MA
Bell Rock Substation
The Bell Rock Substation, located on Bell Rock Road in Fall River, MA, will be upgraded to provide increased power flow and capacity for several 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission lines. These upgrades allow for added flexibility and reliability in the system.
The site will be reconfigured and expanded to accommodate new equipment like switches and circuit breakers. A new 34 x 64-foot control building will also be added to the site.
National Grid has obtained all necessary federal, state, and local permits for the Project.
Construction Activity – Summer/Fall 2022:
Beginning in July 2022, there will be construction activity in the vicinity of Bell Rock Substation to prepare for substation upgrades.
Construction activity will continue through the end of 2022. Substation upgrades are scheduled to begin mid-2023.