POTTS HILL SUBSTATION

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Construction of a new electrical substation, including a control building with basement cable jointing room, three transformer bays with fire blast and protection, new driveway and associated external works.

Complex Challenges:

Rigorous attention to safety management controls was essential as much of the work took place adjacent to a live electrical cable. Special environmental controls were also required to protect an endangered species of flora which had been identified near the site.

Business unit:

Energy

Client:

Energy Australia

Current status:

Complete

Start date:

August 2009

Completion period:

August 2010

Contract type:

Lump sum

Value:

$5.1 million