Rosselle Street Substation Rebuild Project

The goal of this construction project is to make the community even better by improving our service and reliability to your neighborhood. Start and Completion dates are subject to change and do not include final restoration of the project area. Thank you in advance for your patience!

Estimated Dates & Work Schedule

Anticipated Start Date: 2016-10-03
Anticipated End Date: 2017-03-31
Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
NOTE: Start and completion dates are highly subject to change and in some circumstances, night and weekend hours may be necessary.

Roads Affected

Rosselle Street

Project Objective

Beginning in late Fall 2015, JEA began rebuilding and upgrading the Rosselle Street substation located at 2640 Rosselle Street. This is one of two electrical substations (Herschel Street substation) being rebuilt in the Riverside area.

The existing electrical equipment for this existing substation was installed in 1959 and is reaching the end of its service life. JEA has determined that this substation needs to rebuilt and upgraded to comply with current codes and industry standards. When completed, this new substation will improve electric service reliability to the area. 

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Construction Conditions

Construction will occur within JEA’s property located at 2640 Rosselle Street where JEA will be replacing the transformer and switchgear units currently situated inside the existing fence line. Some clearing of trees and bushes on the substation property will be required to be removed prior to the substation construction starts. The contractor will then remove the old equipment and replace it with upgraded transformer and switchgear units which will be situated inside the fence line.

Restoration of Project Area

JEA will also be replacing the existing chain link fence with a faux ornamental black fence. Upon completion of the substation work, JEA will be adding substantial landscaping to improve the aesthetics of the property. Plans for this project have been reviewed and approved by the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission.

Additionally, any existing pavement, grass, curb, gutter, driveways or sidewalks affected during construction will be returned to its pre-construction condition.

Below is an image of the conditions prior to site restoration.