Block Island cable reburial project to resume in October

NATIONAL GRID will be reassembling at the Town Beach on Block Island to rebury a section of its exposed 34,500 volt subsea cable. During reinstallation in May the utility company experienced a blockage in the conduit pipe that is needed for installing a section of the cable. / PBN PHOTO/CASSIUS SHUMAN
NEW SHOREHAM – National Grid Rhode Island will be reassembling crews on Block Island in October with the intent of reburying an exposed portion of a specially designed 34,500 volt electrical subsea cable. The cable is a component of the Block Island Wind Farm's electrical transmission system, linking the island to the mainland, and contains…

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