The Chisholm View Wind Project provides 235.2 megawatts of clean energy and consists of 140 GE 1.68 megawatt wind turbines. The Chisholm View project site is densely populated with over 550 underground utility conflicts. These conflicts required verification via precise preconstruction planning along with the use of ground penetrating radar and pot-holing in an effort to mitigate potential issues during construction. The project team used VDC to model the underground utility conflicts on-site. Through constant communication via daily whiteboard meetings, the team was able to mitigate potential issues during the construction process.
Mortenson’s scope of work on Chisholm View included the construction of 28 miles of public road upgrades, 33 miles of access roads, 140 turbine foundations, turbine erection, 418,840 circuit feet of 34.5 kV underground collection, 345 kV substation, O&M Building, and 2 meteorological towers.
The 235.2-megawatt project provides renewable energy to approximately 35,000 homes. An existing 345kV Oklahoma Gas and Electric Transmission line runs north-south through the project site. The Chisholm View project interconnects directly into this line.