Cape Fear River Crossing (230kV)

Client: Duke Energy

Location: Brunswick & New Hanover Counties, NC

Length – 6000 ft.

Completion: August 2019 to November 2019

Scope:

  • Modifications of two double circuit 230kV lines (4 structures) across Cape Fear River increased clearance for shipping.
  • Installed new middle arm which accommodates two conductor phases
  • RE-conductor both circuit with high temperature, low sag, ACCR conductor

Highlight: Towers were reinforced by replacing and adding steel members under energized conditions.

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