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Power Transmission & Distribution Design

Engineering For Reliable Systems

Transmission and Distribution design services include engineering for medium and high voltage utility facilities along with system planning, control, and protection engineering. Combined with our aerial mapping services, our team can provide digital color aerial photography, Lidar, digital orthophotography, digital mapping, and terrain modeling for electric transmission lines, municipalities, and GIS data.

Concrete-Edinburg 115KV Transmission Line - Edinburg, ND - 2020_PW (6)

Transmission Line – Design & Engineering

Our transmission engineers employ PLS-CADD design and modeling and PLS-POLE structural design and modeling to develop plans and specifications and ensure a seamless project/construction management process.

  • New line layout and mapping
  • Bid document management and organization
  • Accurate up to date structure drawings
  • Construction survey and staking
  • Detailed material lists and acquisition
  • Detailed construction phasing diagrams
  • Comprehensive loading and drawing diagrams for laminate and steel poles
Distribution Line - Design and Engineering

Distribution Line – Design & Engineering

Our engineers focus on overhead and underground line design and engineering utilizing PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE, various construction methods, and project/construction management.

  • Extensive plan and profiles
  • Construction surveying and staking
  • Structure solutions to tight alignment and crowded corridors
  • Detailed material lists and acquisition
95West Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (19A)

Aerial Mapping

95West provides aerial acquisition and geospatial services throughout the United States and Canada, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Widseth. Our transmission engineers and aerial team work closely together to make an extremely efficient team.

  • Our Riegel VQ-1560 II-S is the most versatile airborne laser scanner on the market with a pulse repetition rate of 4MHz at 5,250 feet AGL
  • We operate a Vexcel UltraCam Eagle M3, f80 large format camera to capture crystal clear images
  • Our simultaneous collection system is mounted to a Cessna Grand Caravan high-wing, turboprop aircraft
  • Analysis of feature code point clouds
  • Accurate identification of attachment points
  • Utility corridor monitoring
Eric Popinga - Central Power
Eric Popinga
Central Power Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Real Estate Administrator

Widseth has many other clients, but you’re not aware of that when you work with them. They have a very personal way of doing things.


Featured Power Transmission & Distribution Projects

Central Power 115KV Transmission Line