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CBEC to Grimes 345kV/161kV Transmission Line and Substation

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Location: Iowa

Description: This Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) project consisted of the construction of 108 miles of new 345kV/161kV transmission line on 508 tubular steel poles from the Council Bluffs, Iowa Energy Center to the Booneville Substation and an additional 16 miles of 345kV transmission line from the Booneville Substation to the new 345kV/161kV Grimes Substation. Project also included construction of the new Grimes Substation. MYR Group subsidiary The L. E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers) was the prime contrac­tor, Stanley Consultants was the engineer, and procurement and material support was handled by Hamby Young.

Completion Date: August 2006 (2 ½ months ahead of schedule)

Work Performed By: The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers), a subsidiary of MYR Group

Client: MidAmerican Energy Company