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HECO Replacements Featured in T&D World

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Hawaiian Electric Co.’s transmission structure replacement efforts were featured in T&D World this month.

Increasing power demands and aging infrastructure on the island of Oahu have led the utility to begin replacing existing structures.  The projects are facing a number of challenges, including unpredictable weather, environmentally and culturally protected sites, a wide variety of structure types to accommodate the varying topography, and access challenges due to the topography and site protections.

Crux provided micropile design and construction for 13 particularly challenging structures.  The rugged, remote terrain and unpredictable weather events at these locations required all equipment, materials and personnel to be transported by helicopter.

Read the full article here.


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