Saskatoon Area Reinforcement – 230 kV

Client: SaskPower

Length: 136 km

Completion Date: Lot 2 – November 2014, Lots 4 & 5 April 2016

Location: Saskatoon, SK


  • 153 lattice towers and weathering steel H-frame structures
  • Double circuit, 2-bundle 795 ACSR
  • Direct embed, screw pile, and concrete caisson foundations
  • Conventional crane erection
  • Helicopter services utilized for stringing
  • Environmental constraints included scheduling work to minimize environmental impact, nest sweeps for protected species, and access matting to prevent rutting on soft land conditions


The project crossed the South Saskatchewan River.