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Case Study

Byron Nuclear Generating Station


Byron, IL


  • Emergent response
  • Install 13 wood poles including the Cap Bank Pole
  • String new 1/0 wire
  • Set 2,000 kVa pad mount transformers with ground grids

Project Challenges:

  • Time constraints (7 days)
  • Sensitive project requiring close coordination with utility and Byron war room

Creative Solutions:

  • Expedited schedule by working 16 hour days
  • Set up accommodations near job site to decrease travel times
  • Re-engineered project on-site to reduce costs
  • Developed and followed project management plan to maintain communication and analysis risk


  • No injuries - 1,100 man hours
  • Maintained system reliability
  • Completed project on schedule
  • Completed project under budget