Power Pathway

Proposal delivers new energy economy
benefits to rural Colorado,
communities across the state


Project Update

Colorado’s Power Pathway construction starts on Segments 2 and 3

May 2023

Construction Activities Update

We have started construction activities for Segments 2 and 3 of Colorado’s Power Pathway. Work will begin as construction permit approvals are granted by each jurisdiction. Crews will be establishing construction access, clearing vegetation, mobilizing equipment and delivering materials in the coming months. For more information on current construction activities, visit our Construction page.

Permitting Activities Update

Land use permitting activities continue for Segments 1, 4 and 5 in Weld, Pueblo, Arapahoe, Elbert, El Paso, and Lincoln counties. Approvals have been received in Morgan, Washington, Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Crowley counties for Segments 1, 2, 3 and 4 land use permits.

We encourage landowners to participate in the land use permit processes managed by the cities and counties that govern them. For more information on public hearings and the types of permits required, please visit our Permitting page.

Field Survey Activities Update

As we work through the permitting process in each local jurisdiction, land agents will continue to conduct outreach to landowners along the preferred transmission line route to answer questions, discuss and evaluate site-specific concerns, and discuss easements that may be needed. Within the public rights-of-way along Segments 1, 4 and 5, construction crews are reviewing the transmission line route for factors that could affect construction methodology, such as access constraints.

Additional field crews are conducting environmental and cultural resource evaluations, land use surveys, and are assessing the condition of nearby infrastructure as part of required field survey work. These activities are being conducted only in the public right-of-way and work on private property will be conducted once appropriate permission has been obtained.


Interactive Project Map

Click and zoom in on the interactive map below to see detailed views of Colorado’s Power Pathway segments. Learn more about each segment on the Project Description page.

Preliminary Transmission Route Link Status

The map reflects our latest routing analysis:

  • Green dashed line – Preferred transmission route link
  • Blue line – Permitted transmission route
  • Orange dashed line – Alternative option to a preferred transmission route link
  • Red dashed line – Link removed from consideration
  • Brown line – Previously considered transmission route link
  • Solid dark and light red lines – Township and section boundaries (these are not transmission route links)

Additional revisions may be posted; please check back as this map will reflect the most up-to-date information.

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