At 300.5 MW, the Cedar Creek Wind Farm extends across a challenging 120-square mile site in Colorado.
Mortenson’s scope of work included building 49 miles of access roads; 274 turbine foundations; erection of 221 Mitsubishi 1000A 1 MW wind turbines and 53 GE SLE 1.5 MW wind turbines on 80-meter towers, installation of 64 miles of 34.5kV underground and overhead electrical collection system, a 34.5kV/230kV substation, an operations and maintenance building and two meteorological towers.
The project was completed on time, on budget and without a single lost time incident.
Outstanding Construction Performance - Colorado Construction, Gold Hard Hat Awards, 2007
Best Project - Design Build Institute of America, Energy Award, 2009