Hays Energy to Kendall Corridor Transmission Line Upgrade Program
LCRA Transmission Services Corporation is rebuilding an approximately 60-mile transmission line corridor from Hays Energy Substation near Interstate 35 in San Marcos to Kendall Substation near Comfort. This transmission upgrade program includes 10 projects.
These projects will help support the reliability of the ERCOT power grid and allow continued safe and reliable operation of the transmission system. New transmission line structures and conductor wire will be installed.
Latest Update – September 2023
Construction work is continuing on the Esperanza-Fair Oaks and Boerne-Esperanza projects in Kendall County. Construction on Esperanza-Fair Oaks is scheduled to be completed in October 2023, and construction on Boerne-Esperanza is scheduled for completion in February 2024. Work is underway on the Highway 46-River Oaks and the Antler-Highway 46 projects in Comal County. Highway 46-River Oaks completion is expected around the end of May 2024, and Antler-Highway 46 completion is expected around the end of June 2024.
Previous Project Updates
|Construction activity begins on eastern end of corridor|
|2023/2024/first half of 2025|
|Second half of 2025|
|Construction completion expected|