The Old Line
The old 60-kV line leans from poor soils, poor foundations, and strong winds.
Much of the steep mountain terrain has virtually no access roads.
A heavy-lift helicopter sets a new single pole in the upper section of line.
The helical piers are staged for installation.
Helical Pier in Installation
The helical pier is shown during the installation process.
Low Water Table
The low water table is shown in an augured hole.
New H-frame structures allow longer spans over canyons.
Loading the Pier
The helical pier is loaded on an excavator for installation.
The New Line
The rebuilt line stands straight across the Nevada farmland.