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NIPSCO holds first open house about proposed line

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NIPSCO held its first public meeting on proposed transmission lines in North Central Indiana.

The meeting was at the Town Center in Shipshewana Monday.

NIPSCO is trying to answer questions that people have before they start constructing the lines.

The lines will be between Reynolds in White County and Topeka in LaGrange County.

The goal of the lines are to improve reliability while alleviating congestion.

"Reason for this open house is to show those lines to the people who live on the property, get their feedback find out what concerns they have. Things that we can avoid. Our goal is to make this project have the least impact on residents," says Kathleen Szot with NIPSCO.

After all the public input meetings, construction on the lines will start in late 2014.

If you could not make Monday's meeting, there are more opportunities:

All open houses are from 3:30 – 7:00p.m. EST

  • Monday, July 15 – Shipshewana Town Center
    Banquet C

    760 S Van Buren St., Shipshewana, IN 46565
  • Tuesday, July 16 – DAL-Mar Banquet Center
    159 E Lincoln St. Nappanee, IN 46550
  • Wednesday, July 17 – Swan Lake Conference Center
    Ballroom 1
    5203 Plymouth Laporte Trail, Plymouth, IN 46563
  • Monday, July 22 – Winamac High School Gym
    715 School Dr., Winamac, IN 46996
  • Tuesday, July 23 – Brandywine/Best Western Conf. Center
    304 S 6th St., Monticello IN 47960
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