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Wind – Cedar Creek Wind Farm 230kV Transmission Line and Substation

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Location: Colorado

Description: This Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) project was located in Colorado and consisted of 73 miles of new 230kV transmission line, install of new 34.5/345kV collector substation with two 60MVA transformers, 2 capacitor banks, collection circuits, switches, metering steel structures, grounding, control building and all related civil work. The contract also included the purchasing and management of $15 million in material. Transmission structures consisted of 455 hybrid H-frames comprised of concrete and steel, 36 dead-end structures and bundled 954, (2) 3/8″ overhead ground wire. Project included helicopter work and was constructed in harsh, winter conditions.

Completion Date: June 2007

Work Performed By: Great Southwestern Construction, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group

Client: Cedar Creek Wind Energy