Transmission Line Engineering

Transmission Line Engineering Overview

GAI’s experienced specialists help energy clients deliver uninterrupted power with start-to-finish support for transmission line engineering initiatives including transmission line design, upgrades, uprating, corridor routing, retrofits, reconductoring, and more.

We help clients meet their goals with an innovative, multidisciplined team of civil, structural, and electrical engineers and technicians that has been recognized for transmission line siting and engineering; standards development; transmission structure foundation design and research; reliability-based transmission design and assessment; and failure analysis.

GAI delivers unparalleled expertise in foundation investigations, computer modeling, corridor mapping, design, and construction management—as well as comprehensive services for new above-ground lines and structures (34.5kV to 765kV) and underground lines and manholes (69kV to 345kV). Learn more about our services for Electric Transmission Lines and Substations, as well as Electric Distribution Lines.

Transmission Line Services

  • 34.5 to 765kV Overhead Line Design
  • PLS-CADD, PLS-TOWER and PLS-POLE Modeling
  • Level 4 Non-Linear Analysis in PLS-CADD
  • Sag Studies, Analysis and Design
  • Design of Wood Poles and H-frames
  • Design of Steel Poles, H-frames, A-frames and Lattice Towers
  • Design of Concrete Poles
  • Tower Modeling, Analysis and Retrofit Design
  • Custom Body Extension Design and Detailing
  • Damper Analysis and Design and Galloping Analyses
  • Subsurface Investigations and Reports
  • Direct Embedment Design Using MFAD
  • Drilled Shaft, Spread Footing, Micropile and Grillage Foundation Designs
  • Underground Design
  • Grade A, B & C Construction per GO95
  • Job Walks

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