Transmission Tower Erection


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Transmission Tower Erection
1010607 Transmission Tower ErectionThe general procedure for erecting transmission towers is similar to that for poles, but towers present more problems. The towers require foundations; they are higher and heavier and are therefore more difficult to erect; the conductors are larger and the spans longer, making wire stringing a more difficult job.The order of the operations in tower erection may be briefly outlined as follows: Clearing right-of-way for the line Installing tower footings Grounding tower bases Erecting transmission towers
Citation
Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Transmission Tower Erection, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export