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

Highlight: The project crossed the South Saskatchewan River.