This project involved the design, right-of-way acquisition, and construction support for 72 miles of new 345kV, double circuit, transmission lines. G&AIís scope of work included survey and subsurface utility engineering (SUE). The survey scope of work included GPS control survey, easement acquisition, temporary easement acquisition, and off right-of-way access surveys with plats and field notes for right-of-way acquisitions, centerline/alignment staking, overhead utility survey, design survey, right-of-way survey, borehole staking, right-of-way staking for vegetation management and construction staking of lattice towers.
SUE was utilized to identify, locate and map existing underground utilities at each proposed angle location and areas of heavy utility congestion to insure the validity of the alignment. Quality Level D records research was performed through the Texas Railroad Commission along with obtaining utility records from the affected utility owners for the whole route. Quality Level B SUE was performed to identify and map utilities in close proximity (within 80 feet) of proposed angle towers and route.
G&AI completed 64 permanent right-of-way documents, 51 temporary construction documents.