Cape Fear River Crossing (230kV)

Client: Duke Energy

Location: Brunswick & New Hanover Counties, NC

Length – 6000 ft.

Completion Date: November 2019


  • 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
  • FB Timberline

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