Overhead Line Construction

Blackwater Electric’s qualified electrical linemen and electricians possess extensive experience with constructing, refurbishing and maintaining power utility overhead lines for industrial clients throughout the US Mid-Atlantic region. Our focused experience has given us a deep understanding of the unique characteristics and safety precautions of high-voltage power line operations. For single or multiple overhead power line project requirements, Blackwater Electric provides line distribution design, installation, voltage conversions, and maintenance of primary and secondary systems. We also provide underground network and URD design services for network duct projects and feeder design up to 34 kV.

Overhead Line Construction Services Include:

  • In-house Installation and Management
  • Overhead Power Survey and Design
  • Overhead Line Construction
  • Tower and Pole Design
  • Existing Line Refurbishment and Maintenance
  • Overhead Fiber-Optic Installation
  • Line Condition Assessments
  • Technical Appraisals & Design Risk Analysis
  • Site Safety Management
  • Grid Connection Management

Blackwater Electric’s overhead power projects typically include the following: preparation of cost estimates; construction assembly design; documentation of construction specifications; right-of-Way identification – Procurement; field design and staking; construction contract development; contract bidding and construction period services; and construction inspection. We keep safety at the forefront of each and every project – employing industry-leading safety policies and procedures.

We’ve developed long-term relationships with government and industrial clients. From the onset of projects, our teams take ownership and work diligently to become effective team assets. Our project results and professionalism has forged strong partnerships with clients such as Norfolk Southern, International Paper Company, and large general contractors working for the federal government. Simply put, Blackwater Electric’s teams improve the reliability of our clients’ distribution systems – significantly reducing the number of unplanned outages due to pole failures. We work closely to ensure the highest levels of safety, environmental stewardship, and the proper energizing of each project.

As an industry leader, Blackwater Electric provides the full range of overhead line construction, refurbishment and maintenance services.