Walbridge Case Study


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Walbridge provided design build services for a new switchyard and transmission lines at General Motors’ plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. This project scope consisted of a new CFE Switchyard, including the procurement of 230 kV materials and equipment for (5) bays in the CFE yard. Also included are all protections, controls, communications, SAT, set-up, start-up, and testing/commissioning. Walbridge also installed new CFE transmission lines to deliver power to the new CFE Switchyard, including towers, grounding system, conductors, fiber optics, and high voltage cables. All existing CFE substations were upgraded for the new CFE / GM connection. In addition, the scope included the installation of (2) complete bays and all associated civil, mechanical and electrical equipment in the switchyard, including (2) three-phase main power transformers – 30/40/50 MVA, 230 kV, controls, communications, testing and commissioning.
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Coahuila, Mexico
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10,001 sqft - 100,000 sqft
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Walbridge used Reconstruct’s Visual Command Center™ to bring together site documentation, designs and the project schedule. Through one integrated platform, Walbridge overcame challenges by providing stakeholder access to Reconstruct, not only from the site location in Mexico, but from locations around the world.
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