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18th St. Substation, Alabama Power Company - Birmingham, AL

115kV Substation and 15kV Distribution System.

Owner: Alabama Power Company (APC)
Project Cost: $12,000,000.00
Start: March 2008
End: August 2009

General Scope of Project: This project involved the design, engineering, procurement & construction of the new APC 18th Street South 115-15KV Substation. The construction of the new substation required removing a section of the existing underground 115KV oil insulated transmission line and installing a new 115KV transmission tie to two existing APC substations in downtown Birmingham. The new substation required the installation of 15KV switchgear which also had two distribution circuits exiting underground. This project was constructed on an active college campus with minimal disruption to the facility’s daily routine.

Summary of Services Rendered: Joint venture partner Burns & McDonnell provided engineering services and EP Breaux provided procurement and construction for the project which also included installation of 3 miles of overhead fiber optics for Alabama Power Operations communication.


 


 

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