NOVI – ITC is getting into the Holiday spirit by lighting up 10 of its 150-foot transmission towers with Happy Holidays signs and bright stars at the top. The light show begins Monday and runs through Jan. 5.
ITC’s Michigan entities ITCTransmission and Michigan Electric Transmission Company own and operate the high-voltage electricity grid in most of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
“Our tower decorations have become a holiday tradition in Michigan,” said Simon Whitelocke, vice president, ITC Holdings Corp. and president, ITC Michigan. “We’re happy to join the communities we serve all across the Lower Peninsula in celebrating this festive time of the year.”
ITC also will feature lighted holiday signs on its headquarters building along M-5 in Novi and on its office and warehouse locations in Kawkawlin and Wayland.
ITC transmission towers will light up the sky in the following communities.
· Belleville (I-94 west of Haggerty)
· Bridgeport (I-75 between Dixie Hwy. and M-46)
· Brownstown Township (I-75 between Van Horn Rd. & Vreeland Rd.)
· Gaylord (I-75 south of Gaylord exit 278)
· Grand Rapids (US 131 north of 28th Street SW)
· Livonia (south of Plymouth Road and Hines Drive)
· Marysville (M-29 Busha Hwy. and Huron Blvd.)
· Novi (I-96 at Meadowbrook)
· St. Clair (I-94 north of Fred W. Moore Hwy.)
· Sterling Heights (Hall Road east of M-53)
Avery Sign Company of Ferndale designed and maintains the decorations for ITC. Utility Lines Construction Services place them on the towers.
ITC is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry. For further information visit www.fortisinc.com.