XLPE Cable Installation Project Worcester to Ocean City, MD


This video is W.A. Chester’s XLPE cable installation project which started with a bore under the Bay of Wight in Ocean City, MD. This 1.1 mile, double circuit, 138kV XLPE cable system that operates at 69kV, runs to Worcester, MD. Civil work began in late 2015  and the work included two 3,700 foot Horizontal Directional Drills of the Sinepuxent Bay and the installation of two 38 inch fusible PVC casings. The electrical installation including all cable, splices, terminations, and accessories was completed during the 1st quarter of 2019.