Yass to Burrinjuck transmission line (line 970) was first commissioned in
1940 and stretches approximately 38 km between TransGrid’s Yass and Burrinjuck
As the oldest TransGrid
owned transmission line in the state, the Yass to Burrinjuck transmission line has provided 75 years of service
and the increased structural defect rate on the wood pole section indicates
that the asset is well passed its serviceable life and requires replacement.
assessment of the line identified that the existing wooden poles would need to
be replaced. It is proposed that the twin wooden pole structures and steel
cross arms would be replaced with new single concrete pole structure and new
2014, TransGrid officers and contractors undertook environmental assessments
along the length of the existing transmission line easement. This allowed
us to identify and manage any potential environmental, heritage and ecological
next few months, TransGrid officers and contractors will be undertaking
preparatory works on properties along the existing line easement. These
works include installing construction and access signs, deliveries to
properties of the new concrete poles and other site preparation works along the
length of the existing transmission line.
You can contact our Community Engagement team on 1800 222 537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.