EXPANSION OF 220KV POWER TRANSMISSION

High Voltage Underground 3x220KV Cables linking 5 main Switchyards feeding the Beirut Metropolitan Area.  

Work included excavation, construction of road crossing, transitions, jointing bays for HV cables, cable pulling in concrete gutters & galleries, jointing assistance at bays, with all relative manpower and equipment logistics, in heavily populated areas.  Total length of System is 31 kms.

 Special work procedures and equipment were devised for each substation in order to guide the cables through tunnels, shafts and cable trays all the way to transformers.  Cable drums, ramps and guiding accessories were all locally manufactured.

 Diameter of each cable was 12 cms pulled in approximately 500 meters sections.  14 x 3 mts jointing chambers were constructed at end of each section.

Highlights

Employer:

    Alcatel Cable of France on behalf of Electricité Du Liban

Supervision:

    Electricité de France

Project Size:

    31 kms underground link

 

Type of Contract:

 

    Lump Sum