Completed Projects

Bailey to Jones Creek Project

Project Owner: CenterPoint Energy

Desoto Customer: CenterPoint Energy

Description: New 63 mile 345-kV double circuit electric transmission line

Location: Bailey Substation in Wharton County to Jones Creek Substation in Brazoria County, Texas

Scope: Supply of materials, equipment and crews for the installation, intermediate moves, and removal of the mats.

Completion Date: 2021

Highlights:

  • Regulated project
  • Over 150,000 mats installed / removed
  • Matted over the 60-inch water main supplying the cooling system for the Chevron Phillips refinery
  • Matted over numerous pipeline corridors
CenterPoint Energy

Blessing to Markham Project

Project Owner: AEP

Desoto Customer: NorthStar (Quanta)

Description: Site access to the ROW using approximately 14,000 mats and making several intermediate moves to complete the project

Location: Blessing, Texas

Scope: Supply of materials, equipment and crews for the installation, intermediate moves, and removal of the mats.

Completion Date: 2022

Highlights:

  • Regulated project
  • Matted over pipeline within agriculture fields
  • Matted over creek crossings provided as water for livestock
AEP

Roberts Distribution Project

Project Owner: Entergy

Desoto Customer: Entergy

Description: Construction of new 12.6-mile double circuit 230kV transmission lines, built as double circuit in existing and new ROW.

Location: Roberts Substation to Fairfield Substation in Louisiana

Scope: Supply of materials, equipment and crews for the installation, intermediate moves, and removal of the mats.

Completion Date: 2018

Highlights:

  • Regulated project
  • Supplied 6,500 CLT and 5,500 Timber mats
  • Flipped matting to the second half of the ROW
  • Access points to the ROW were set for every five structures”
Entergy

Exxon Industrial Loop Project

Project Owner: Entergy

Desoto Customer: Entergy

Description: 70 miles of transmission line replacement project.

Location: starting on the east side of the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Scope: Installation, maintenance, and intermediate moves for the 1st of 16 segments of this project

Completion Date: 2020

Highlights:

  • Wooden H-Frame structures were changed out to concrete structures and insulators upgraded on the existing concrete structures
  • Hundreds of pipeline crossing using of matting and/or air bridges for the equipment to access the work sites
  • Adjacent to the Mississippi River and its flood plain ==> encountered soft soil conditions as well as agriculture fields (sugarcane).
Entergy

Mendenhall to Star Project

Project Owner: Entergy

Desoto Customer: Lintec

Description: Rebuild of a 15.1-mile 161kV transmission line

Location: Central Mississippi

Scope: Supply of matting, matting installation, maintenance, restoration services and SWPPP

Completion Date: 2020

Highlights:

  • Regulated project
  • Supplied 2,300 mats
  • CLT and Timber mats
Entergy

Chocolate Bayou Project

Project Owner: CenterPoint Energy

Desoto Customer: CenterPoint Energy

Description: 165kV transmission line replacement project

Location: Houston, TX

Scope: Matting solution to address tidal flows, including piers and connected mats

Completion Date: 2020

Highlights:

  • Heavy marshlands south of Houston
  • 4,500 mats
  • CLT and Timber mats
CenterPoint Energy

Grants Creek

Project Owner: Duke Energy

Desoto Customer: Duke Energy

Description: New 14-mile transmission line

LocationMaysville, NC

Scope2,900 mats with installation and removal

Completion Date2019

Highlights:

  • Regulated project
  • Several stops and starts from hurricane-related activity
Duke Energy