Torness Underground Cable Replacement Works to Commence January 11th 2016

SP Energy NetworksSP Energy Networks (SPEN) is shortly due to commence the replacement of a section of ageing underground cable which runs from Torness Power Station to Branxton Substation.

Preparatory work and mobilisation will commence 11 January 2016 with the programme of works scheduled to run through to completion in November 2016, barring any unforeseen developments. To progress the project as quickly as possible and reduce the term of impact on the community, they plan to work on a seven day basis.
There will be various stages to the project which includes the underground cable being replaced under the A1 – in order to safely complete this activity, Traffic Management Plans involving clear signage and as agreed with East Lothian Council Roads Department will be utilised. No road closure is planned to take place.

Iberdrola Engineering and Construction will project manage the delivery of the work and Prysmian have been appointed as the principal contractor, both bringing with them a depth of experience.

SPEN would like to take the opportunity to apologize in advance for any inconvenience caused to the local community and also to ensure you that all parties involved in the work will do the utmost to keep disruption to a minimum and complete the work as quickly as possible.

Should you require any further information please contact Karen MacGregor or Colin Wylie by e mail or alternatively on the following phone numbers – 0141 614 3231 or 07516 461129.

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