Description: This project consisted of the construction of 96 miles of 345kV double circuit transmission line including 661 single pole steel structures. The 2- and 3-section steel poleswere placed on anchor bolt foundations consisting of a vertical 2-bundle 954kcmil ACSR and two 3/8” overhead shield wires. A helicopter was used to pull sock line over major highways and assisted with other needs throughout the project. The removal of 100 miles of existing 230kV H-frame wood structures and line was also part of the scope.
Client: Xcel Energy
Completion Date: 2008