SOUTHWEST CALGARY RING ROAD (SWCRR)

Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR)

PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Project Name |  Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR)

Owner | Enmax

Client’s Name | Enmax

Location | Calgary, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | May 2021 - August 2021

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

The Enmax SWCRR Access road is a 2 phase project. Phase 1 was the creation of over 1.6km of gravel access road under ENMAX 35.81L. The project was located on the west side of the City of Calgary along the newly constructed Stoney Trail Ring Road.

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

Create 3 different access points off Weaselhead Road.

  •  Scope included culverts and access gates.
  • Topsoil stripping, sub grade preparation and gravel placement
  • Compaction and reclamation was required along all 1.6km
    of this access

RESULT / SOLUTION

  • Scope was completed on time and on budget without incident, to client specifications.


Children's Cottage

Developer's Choice Project

PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Project Name |  Developer's Choice Project

Owner | Children's Cottage Society

Client’s Name | Children's Cottage Society

Location | Calgary, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | April 3, 2023 - April 12, 2023

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

Iconic Power Systems Inc. (IPS) completed a Developer’s Choice project for the Children’s Cottage Society.

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

IPS’s Scope of Work included:

  • Installation of a lateral on a new power pole
  • Extend 3ph overhead conductor to new power pole
  • Supply and install 300kVA 13.2kV-120/208V transformer with large concrete boxpad, terminations and testing.
  • Supply and install approximately 40m of #1AL-3C-13.2kV primary cable with terminations and testing.
  • Supply and install approximately 60m of 100mm DB2 ducts complete with bends and elbows.
  • Saw cut and excavate approximately 40m of standard 1.3m x 0.6m trench along the existing pole line in the back lane.
  • Stub-out and cap 8-100mm ducts 2m from proposed box-pad location for developer tie-in (connection and secondary conductors by developer)

RESULT / SOLUTION

  • Scope was completed on time to client specifications.


AML 113L Reclamation (Phase 2)

AML 112L Reclamation (Phase 2)

PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Project Name |  AML 112L Reclamation (Phase 2)

Owner | AltaLink

Client’s Name | AltaLink

Location | Canmore, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | May 22, 2023 - June 30, 2023

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

Iconic Power Systems Inc. (IPS) completed (phase 2) reclamation work in Canmore, AB for AltaLink’s 113L transmission line rebuild project.

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

IPS’s Scope of Work for various structures had different requirements.

  • Bird sweeps
  • Recontouring structure base
  • Spreading topsoil and debris piles in structure workspace/ROW
  • Harrow/seed disturbed areas
  • Clean up burn site, spread ash and woody debris, harrow and seed
  • Located within quarry. Significant dirt-work along access trail cut/fill west of the workspace. Replace soil and recontour banks; hydroseed. Assessed for additional ESC requirements during reclamation.
  • Poles located west of structure need to be removed and disposed of.
  • Salvage gravel spread in laydown yard and redistributed on permanent access trail

RESULT / SOLUTION

  • Scope was completed on time and on budget without incident, to client specifications. Low ground impact equipment was utilized to protect the ground impact.


Cedarbrae Cable Replacement

Cedarbrae Cable Replacement

PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Project Name |  Cedarbrae Cable Replacement

Owner | ENMAX

Client’s Name | ENMAX

Location | Calgary, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | June 15, 2022 - July 22, 2022

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

Iconic was requested to excavate a stretch of the existing ENMAX cable/URD trench in the Cedarbrae neighborhood in Calgary. Existing power cables were to be salvaged/abandoned and replaced with new cables in duct and shadow ducts for future use.

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

Civil

  • Cut & repair asphalt roads, concrete curbs and sidewalk on road crossings.
  • Overdig/Hydrovac approx. 2,842m and install new ducts along existing URD alignment.
  • Verify structural integrity of existing ducts. Field crew to determine if ducts are to be maintained, abandoned, or salvaged depending on accessibility and/or ease of removal.
  • Install standard bollards & covers.
  • Replace mini box pads.
  • Install new pullboxes.

Underground

  • Disconnect load break elbows for old direct buried 8kV #1-1C AL & #1-1C CU cables from existing transformers.
  • Salvage/Abandon direct buried 8kV #1-1C AL & #1-1C CU cables.
  • Install new 8kV #1-1C AL cables in duct.
  • Terminate new #1-1C AL cables complete with new elbows and fault indicators.
  • Replace transformers.

Overhead

  • Direct Replace existing 40FT, Class 3 pole (STR#3) with a standard 45FT, Class 3 complete with framing.
  • Install new #1-3C AL primary lateral on STR#3. Re-attach existing neutral.

RESULT / SOLUTION

  • Scope was completed without incident, to client specifications.


AML 199s East Airdrie Switches and Insulators

AML 199s East Airdrie Switches and Insulators

PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Project Name |  AML 199s East Airdrie Switches and Insulators

Owner | ALTALINK

Client’s Name | ALTALINK

Location | Airdrie, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | Phase 1: Feb. to April 2022, Phase 2: Sept. to Dec. 2022

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

  • Capital Replacement & Upgrades Project – 199s East Airdrie
  • BROWNFIELD CONSTRUCTION, TRANSFORMER REPLACEMENT, SCADA, site preparation, equipment installation, grounding, cabling, protection and control

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

  • The project involved the removal and replacement of one transformer (138kV/26.5kV, 25/33/42MVA) and pad, 138kV air break switches and strain insulators, 25kV disconnect switches and bus work, and removal of concrete pads. The project also included the installation of a Spill-Chek above grade oil containment for the transformer.

RESULT / SOLUTION

  • The major outages and work was completed on time with scopes relating to delayed material delivery and deficiency work completed later.


AML Carseland Transformer Upgrade

AML Carseland Transformer Upgrade

PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Project Name |  AML Carseland Transformer Upgrade

Owner | ALTALINK

Client’s Name | ALTALINK

Location | Carseland, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | Phase 1: July 2021 - Oct. 2021, Phase 2: Aug. 2022 - Nov. 2022

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

  • Capital Replacement & Upgrades Project – 525s Carseland – SCADA Equipment Upgrade
  • BROWNFIELD CONSTRUCTION, TRANSFORMER REPLACEMENTS, SCADA, site preparation, equipment installation, grounding, cabling, protection and control

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

  • The project involved the removal and replacement of two transformers (one 138/26.5 KV, 15/20/25 MVA, one 138/13.8 KV, 25/33/42 MVA) and pads, 25kV circuit breakers, 138kV strain insulators, 25kV bus work, Station Service Transformer, and NGR, and removal of 13.8kV & 25kV voltage regulators, and concrete pads.
  • In addition, the project included installation of a firewall between the transformers, Sorbweb oil containment for each transformer, and the relocation of a transformer from an existing substation to Carseland.

RESULT / SOLUTION

  • The major outages and work was completed on time with deficiency work completed later.


JUT Program

JUT Program

PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Project Name |  JUT Program

Owner | ENMAX

Client’s Name | ENMAX

Location | Calgary, AB

Date / Project Timeline / Delivery | 2022 - Ongoing

Market Sector | Utilities

BACKGROUND (Pre-Project Commencement)

  • ICONIC is contracted to perform Construction, Project Management, and Quality Assurance on Calgary downtown fibre network as part of the agreement between ENMAX and Telecom companies.
  • ICONIC is required to work closely with ENMAX’s Engineering and Project Management team to execute over 159 on projects for various telecom companies.

ACTION (ICONIC’s Scope & Delivery)

  • ICONIC is tasked with thoroughly understanding and handling multiple projects, scheduling, traffic coordination, execution, training, and quality assurance, and as-built delivery with each project.
  • Ensuring ducts can be used by performing Proof and Roping for various locations downtown.
  • Performing Cable Placements as required by various clients and continuous updating of as built drawings for ENMAX.
  • Performing cable salvage on cable no longer required.
  • Additionally ICONIC has been authorized to perform QUE (Qualified Utility Electrical) Standby for contractors.

RESULT / SOLUTION

  • In working closely with our partners at ENMAX we have safely executed over 100 projects with effective communication and meeting all client’s expectations on each project.
  • Meeting strict estimating, execution, quality assurance, and as-built schedule while ensuring safety is paramount with monthly reporting including behaviour-based observations (BBO) and good catches.