When it came to maintenance work needed near Falls City, OPPD officials had to make a choice. Should they take an extended outage to get the work done? Doing so would leave residents without power for long stretches of time.
To keep those customers powered, OPPD hired a contractor that specializes in energized transmission work.
This video, by Goswen Visual Marketing, highlights the work and what was done.
The following clip shows the effects of galloping lines and why the maintenance on the lines were needed.
Editor’s note: Due to the nature of their work, OPPD employees and contractors in the field may not always be able to wear masks and follow physical distancing guidelines related to COVID-19.
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