SMUD Fiber Optic, SACRAMENTO, CA
Telecommunications Services: Fiber Optic Cabling Installation
Project: SMUD Fiber Optic, 140 miles ADSS/OPGW
Location: Sacramento, CA
General Contractor: Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
Architect/Engineers: SMUD, EETS, ICEC
Electrical Contract: $6,659,616
Description: This 3-year project involves 140+ miles of ADSS and OPGW fiber optic cabling installation between all existing SMUD substations. The fiber is primarily for the monitoring of ongoing substation operations.
The fiber optic cabling is installed in a variety of ways including existing poles, high voltage towers and underground conduits. Contra Costa Electric's Utility Department teamed with our Technologies Department for this telecommunications services project as the work also consists of testing and terminating installed fiber.