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Ipswich River Substation

Location:Peabody, MA
Owner:National Grid
Client:Peabody Municipal Light Plant
Status:Completed June 2019
  • State Electric acted as the prime contractor
  • Replaced the existing single-bay 115kV/23kV substation with a new two-bay greenfield substation
  • Install six new 23kV underground feeders.
  • Replaced existing wood pole getaway structures with steel monopoles on helical pile foundations.
  • Replaced approximately six miles of pilot wire with ADSS overhead fiber.
  • One of the more complicated challenges will be pulling the new ADSS fiber over multiple highway crossings (route 1/95 and 128).

Market(s): Substation