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OPD5 Gila-Long Drive 138kV Transmission Line

Mesquite, NV

Project Details

    Overton Power District No. 5
    Overton Power District No. 5
    Power Distribution/High Voltage
  • SQ FT
    10 Miles of 18kV Transmission Line
    Transmission Line

Project Overview

Cache Valley Electric’s Transmission Line crews worked with Overton Power District 5 to construct a 10-mile single circuit 138kV transmission line between the new Gila substation and an existing double circuit dead-end structure near Long Drive in Mesquite, Nevada. This new transmission line will help provide reliable power to 15,000 customers.

Scope of Work

  • 72 single pole circuit structures
  • 53 direct embed tangents
  • 2 direct embed H-frame tangents
  • 11 direct embed three-pole dead-ends
  • 1 self-supporting dead-end on concrete pier foundation
  • All structures are weathered steel poles
  • New 795 KCMIL 86/7 ACSR Drake will be utilized for phase conductors with one 48 fiber OPGW for the entirety of the line and one 3/8” shield wire in sections in requiring additional shielding