Sloan Canyon Switchyard and Transmission Line Substation

Sloan Canyon Switchyard and Transmission Line

Client GridLiance
Completion Date July 2019
Location Boulder City, Nevada
Completed by High Country Line Construction, Inc.

High Country Line Construction crews completed the Sloan Canyon Switchyard and Transmission Line, which involved installing 72 miles of optical ground wire (OPGW) between Pahrump and Boulder City. As part of the larger Sloan Canyon Improvement Project, the work was designed to improve grid reliability and open Southwest Nevada to renewable energy developers.

High Country Line Construction’s scope included civil work, foundations, switchyard electrical, overhead, and underground fiber optic, and transmission line construction using helicopters.