Ohio River Crossing 345kV Transmission Line Construction Project
Type: Transmission, Water Crossing
Scope: Constructed a 2.42 mile 345kV river crossing including two 420 ft lattice towers.
Location: Bedford, Kentucky
Client: Kentucky Utilities
Kentucky Utilities, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation, is an electric utility which serves over 500,000 individuals throughout Virginia and Kentucky. Between August and December 2008, Kentucky Utilities contracted Irby to perform a 2.42 mile 345kV double circuit line crossing of the Ohio River.
The work scope included structure and wire installation work scopes including two 420 foot lattice towers for the river crossing. With foundation support from Can-Fer (Irby and Can-Fer are Quanta Services subsidiary companies PWR:NYSE)), the project was completed, on-time, to budget, and without lost time incident.
Start Date: August 2008
Completion Date: December 2008