Although police details are always present to facilitate both vehicle and pedestrian traffic management, we ask that those on foot exercise caution when approaching these active work areas to minimize risks to personal safety, and to avoid any interference with construction.
The general public may file a claim by contacting the McCourt Claim Hotline at 617-939-5217. This hotline number is posted on a message board located at the active work site. The public may also contact McCourt Construction's main office and refer any concerns to the McCourt Safety Department at 617-269-2330.
National Grid’s Salem Cable Project will improve Salem’s energy infrastructure by replacing aging cable transmission lines that provide power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the region. The Salem Cable Project’s construction phase will begin in January of 2015.
For more information on who will be affected, please click below to learn more.
Construction at Canal Street and Salem Harbor Substations for new cable termination structures and equipment
Ductbank and manhole installation and temporary pavement restoration
Cable installation, pulling, splicing, and testing
Cutover and energizing of new S and T cables
Removal of existing S and T cables
Final restoration of new cable route
In recent years, it has become clear that to meet the regional demand for electricity, National Grid must update our cables in the City of Salem.Read more
Frequently Asked Questions: How long will the installation take? How can I stay updated on project progress and news?Read more
As we work to construct the new cables quickly and safely, we plan to act as good neighbors: making every possible effort to keep you updated and maintaining an open and proactive dialogue.Read more