Project At a Glance
Project: Replace 50 existing H-frame structures with single-pole steel
Project area: Marion County, city of Ocala
Project plan: Rebuild existing transmission line
Line length: 10.5 miles
End point: Martin West Substation at 10460 NW Gainesville Road, Ocala
End point: Silver Springs North Substation at 59 Palm Drive, Ocala
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H-frame structures will be replaced with stronger steel monopole structures which will require less maintenance, have a smaller footprint, and be more resilient against severe weather conditions.
The work will take place within existing Duke Energy easement areas.
The new steel structures as shown on the right above may not be this exact design. This photograph represents a typical steel monopole configuration.
Preconstruction work, including surveying, soil boring and staking
Transmission line construction
Learn about the importance of transmission infrastructure and how it plays a vital role in powering our communities.
Learn about easements and what’s deemed appropriate use of the property.
Learn what occurs during the preconstruction phase of an electric transmission project.
See why it’s important to keep easement areas free and clear of any vegetation.