Crews in the community

Posted on Mar 03 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

In this section, we’ll tell you where our maintenance and construction crews will be and what they will be doing.

Fiber Make-Ready — KV REMC crews will continue making system improvements in preparation for attaching fiber optic lines to KV REMC electric poles. This work will be done in the Kouts to Hanna areas and between the Kankakee Valley REMC office in Wanatah and Oregon Davis School in Hamlet. 

Yates Engineering, contractor providing fiber optic engineering for the cooperative, will be conducting pre-construction inspection in the areas between North Judson and Hanna, Washington Township, Morgan Township and Porter Township.    

Fiber Ring Construction — ElectriCom, a contractor hired to place buried and aerial fiber on our system, will be working on Phase 1 of the fiber ring installation. This phase includes building the fiber ring to the western portion of the KV REMC system, and connecting the KV REMC office to the following electrical distribution points located in the following areas:  Porter Township, Pleasant Township, Washington Township, Jackson Township and also the area of Hanna.  

Line Rebuilds — As part of our continuous commitment to service and safety, our contract crews will be completing the rebuilding of the sections of line on 450 E. in Porter County and will begin working on 1000 S. in Union Mills (LaPorte County). 

KV REMC crews will be supporting the contractors involved in the Porter County 100 S. road construction project near the Jacob Mack substation.