Ameren Mo. installed utility poles in Cape Girardeau

New Ameren utility poles installed in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Ameren Missouri installed wooden and composite utility poles on South Sprigg St. between the water treatment plant and Buzzi Concrete on Friday, November 20.

This is part of Ameren Missouri’s Smart Energy Plan.

The utility company stated that it will improve energy reliability for 3400 Ameren Missouri customers in Cape Girardeau, and that the new line will increase energy system capacity to meet the community’s growing needs.

The new poles are also stronger and can better withstand severe weather.

The $1.3 million project is the main feed to the entire downtown Cape Girardeau area.

It’s scheduled to be finished by December 2020.

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