Rising water can damage or weaken existing transmission line and substation utility foundations. In flooded areas, drilled shafts and driven piles need to be inspected to determine if damage has occurred as a result of erosion. Here’s what you need to check:
When utility crews are dealing with the aftermath of storms, they cannot forget to evaluate how the guy anchors have been impacted. Rebuilding the overhead lines depends more than ever on the holding capacity of the guy anchor.