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Burns & McDonnell says it has been selected to provide management, planning and design services for two Public Service Electric & Gas Co. (PSE&G) projects, the Southern Reinforcement Project and Underground Transmission Initiative.

The Southern Reinforcement Project comprises 16 miles of underground 230 kV transmission lines, 9.4 miles of new 230 kV overhead transmission lines, 12.4 miles of reconductored 230 kV transmission lines, and enhancements to three substations. The Underground Transmission Initiative consists of six miles of new 230 kV underground transmission line, various improvements at substation connections, and 14 reconductoring projects.

Construction is expected to begin on both projects by the fourth quarter of 2012, with expected completion of the Southern Reinforcement Project in mid-2015 and the Underground Transmission Initiative during 2016.

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