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Topeka, Kan., Oct. 10, 2017 – Crews are installing decorative walls at a Westar Energy substation at 4th and Joplin Streets in Pittsburg.
“As the city makes plans for the Mid-City Renaissance Project, the 10 foot decorative walls will improve the aesthetics of the substation,” Gina Penzig, Westar Energy spokeswoman, said. “We’re excited to contribute to the work to revitalize this area.”
Pittsburg City Manager Daron Hall said the city appreciates Westar’s partnership: “Several years ago, we started a discussion with Westar about community improvement efforts and the role that they could play. Since that time, they have participated graciously by donating to our trails program, and this wall is another great example of their effort to help beautify the community.”
Two walls along the highest traffic areas are being installed this year and the other two will be installed in early 2018. Mid-Central Contractors is performing the installation, which will include staining and sealing the concrete panels. In addition, upgrades were made to the connections between the substation and the power grid, allowing removal of a lattice steel structure. The investment in the substation improvements is estimated at about $350,000.
Photo: Mid-Central Contactors installs new concrete walls at Westar Energy’s substation at 4th and Joplin Streets in Pittsburg. The wall and reliability upgrades represent about a $350,000 investment Westar has made in the substation.
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