Underground System


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Underground System
1010607 Underground SystemUnderground transmission and distribution are installed when Space is not available for overhead lines, as in the congested downtown areas of large cities. The appearance of numerous overhead lines would be unsightly, as in dense downtown areas or in new or redeveloped districts of cities. Community ordinances, administrative codes, or franchise agreements require the installation of underground electric facilities in defined areas. Underground lines cost more than the equivalent overhead lines. Underground lines are therefore used only when necessity demands them, as sta…
Citation
Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Underground System, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export