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Power towers add fiber optic line

The wood planking around Eversource towers in the Northwest Corner are there to protect the grass and soil as new fiber optic lines are added. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

Electric towers used by Eversource for power transmission have been getting an upgrade in recent months. The towers, include ones near the power plant in Falls Village by the Housatonic River, on Johnson Road in Falls Village and near Route 63 near the Goshen/Cornwall town lines. 

The work itself isn’t necessarily visible to the untrained eye. What’s noticeable is the large planked area that now surrounds the towers, and the yellow temporary driveways at the saddle between the road and the grassy fields around the towers.

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