500kV Transmission Line
Scope: 47.08 miles, 500kV
Location: Augusta, GA
Client: Georgia Power Company
Irby Construction was awarded construction of a new 47.08 mile, 500kV transmission line for Georgia Power Company along existing ROW. The line carries 1113 45/7 ACSR (Bluejay) conductor and utilizes 2-7#8 AW shieldwire.
The Thomson-Vogtle 500kV transmission was built to add the necessary transmission infrastructure to support two new nuclear units. The total line route is 55 miles long beginning at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, GA ending at the Thomson Primary substation in Thomson, GA. Construction of the transmission line was complete and energized in April 2017.
Start Date: July 2015
Completion Date: April 2017
Learn more at the Georgia Power Company project page.