Maple Ridge Original LM-MMR-681

Client: BC Hydro & Power Authority

Location: Maple Ridge, B.C.

Completion Date: October 11, 2016

Scope/Description:

  • Live line distribution reframing with double 11.6’ cross arms.
  • Re-conducting 1 – 2 km of copper with new 266 conductor.
  • City permitting
  • Multiple clearances and outage coordination to minimize customer impact, working with live 69kV circuits above.
  • Coordination with school districts and local businesses to complete work outside normal work hours to minimize customer impact.
  • Additional scope was planned by safety by design meeting to ensure FBV provided all the required scope.

Highlight(s):

  • 3 phase tree work purchased with a 12-foot arm so the wire could be picked more efficiently with greater public safety.
  • Work with external engineering contractors to identify where the reframe and reconductoring ended that there was additional 1.5 km section requiring upgrade.

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