Description: Construction included approximately two miles of new 230kV transmission line connected to the 60 megawatt (MW) Barren Ridge solar power farm. Additionally, roads were built for access, 7.5 foot diameter drilled concrete pier foundations were installed, and environmental restrictions for dessert tortoise and kit fox habitats were observed. The project also included the installation of 795 Drake conductor with OPGW fiber on wood and steel poles.
Completion Date: 2015
Work Performed By: High Country Line Construction, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group
Client: EPC Services Company