Assessment and Upgrade of an Older Transmission Line

by Robert O. Kluge, (M.ASCE), Wisconsin Power and Light, Madison, United States,
Alain H. Peyrot, (F.ASCE), Wisconsin Power and Light, Madison, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII


This paper discusses the various tools and procedures which have been used to assess and upgrade an older 130 kv tower line. The purpose of the assessment was to determine the line compliance with current codes, its reliability under climatic loads and its potential for reconductoring.

Subject Headings: Power transmission lines | Power transmission towers | Power transmission | Dynamic loads | Steel structures | Standards and codes | Structural analysis | Structural reliability

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