Thickwood Hills Substation
Fort McMurray, AB
The 230 kV Thickwood Hills substation is located approximately 16 km west of Fort McMurray, AB in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Construction of the new substation included the installation of driven H-piles, erection of structural steel, installation of apparatus and bus work as well as the erection and installation of a telecom tower.
Civil work for the project consisted of installing pile foundations, cap plates, gussets, steel frames, grillages and tower shoe supports.