PA4 Transmission Line Salvage & Rebuild – 138 kV

Client: SaskPower

Length: 10 km rebuild, 7 km of salvage

Completion Date: March 2018

Location: Prince Albert, SK


  • 10km rebuild (138kV) and 7 km salvage (72kV)
  • 37 weathering steel H-frame structures and 4 guyed 3-pole weathering steel structures
  • Replaced 4/0 Penguin conductor with single 795 Drake ACSR and two 5/16” OHSW
  • Direct embedment, culverts, and screw pile foundations
  • Access constraints due to swampy conditions

Highlight: Forbes performed right-of-way preparation including 2 hectares of mulching (mechanical).


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