Towers and Foundations for Project EHV

by P.A. Wild,
Jr. Haslam,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 2, Pg. 69-112

Document Type: Journal Paper


Project EHV, located in towns of Lenox and Lee, Mass, contains 18 transmission towers involving variety of materials and design techniques; Project involves design, construction, and operation of complete prototype a-c extra h-v transmission line to be operated at 750 kv; various structures, materials, and design techniques involved and unusual foundation treatments used (namely, explosive soil compaction and use of rigid pile frame) are examined.

Subject Headings: Foundations | Foundation design | Construction materials | Soil treatment | Power transmission | Compacted soils | Pile foundations | Power transmission towers | Construction methods

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