Overhead Distribution

Highway 278 Relocation

Amory Utilities

Amory, Mississippi

Atwell & Gent provided full planning, design, procurement and construction administration services required to relocate electrical facilities alongside and across Mississippi Highway 278 in Monroe County as required to accommodate widening of this Highway.  The project required construction of 1.8 miles of new 46 kV transmission line and reconnection to existing 46 kV transmission line. The project also required construction of 2.8 miles of new 13 kV feeder circuits, reconnection to existing 13 kV feeder circuit, and reconnection of affected taps and services. 


Atwell & Gent provided all planning, design, procurement, and construction administration services for this project.  Design services for this project included:

  • Site Surveys and Mapping
  • Planning, Permitting, Physical and Electrical design
  • Pole Drilling Details
  • Phasing and Final connections.

Our firm was responsible for review of vendor submittals and drawings, and incorporation of final vendor drawings into the final construction package.  Atwell & Gent was responsible for construction administration of the project, including:

  • Project Coordination and Scheduling
  • Field Inspections
  • Acceptance Testing