115-kV transmission line rebuild
SW 33rd Street & Denton Road
to the Sheldon Station near Hallam, Neb.
LES will be upgrading the 115-kilovolt
that runs between SW 33rd Street & Denton Road and the
Station near Hallam, Neb.
The existing line was installed in 1968 and is
reaching the end of its useful life. The upgrade will improve
replacing the more than 40-year-old existing
wood H-frame structures with
single shaft steel poles.
The purpose of this project is to:
Replace deteriorating poles and wires.
Increase the amount of power the line is able to
Improve system reliability.
- Length of line: Approximately 12 miles
- End points: SW 33rd Street & W. Denton
Road and SW 42nd Street & W. Princeton Road.
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- Voltage: 115,000
- Type of pole:
Single shaft steel poles
see a sample
Sept. 11, 2012
Community Center (17490 SW 14th St., Martell, Neb.)
2012 / Design new 115-kV line and order materials
November 2012 / Contract awarded to The L.E.
January 2013 / Right of way clearing: Subcontractor Integrity Tree
Services has removed the trees.
February 2013 / Started receiving poles; have had some delay, and pole
delivery still in process.
March 2013 / The L.E. Myers Company to haul
poles to right of way
Early April 2013 / Received remaining poles
Late March 2013 / Start the framing and setting of poles
Late April 2013 / Wire or conductor installation: Contractor will start once it has a number of poles in place.
June 2013 / Removal of existing line to start once the pole framing and setting are complete.
- Mid to late June 2013 / Completion of construction
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