Overhead line crossing

Crossing of an immovable obstacle by an overhead power line / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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An overhead line crossing is the crossing of an obstaclesuch as a traffic route, a river, a valley or a straitby an overhead power line. The style of crossing depends on the local conditions and regulations at the time the power line is constructed. Overhead line crossings can sometimes require extensive construction and can also have operational issues. In such cases, those in charge of construction should consider whether a crossing of the obstacle would be better accomplished by an underground or submarine cable.

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Overhead powerline crossing
A crossing tower 330 kV, Ukraine
Typeoverhead power line
First production 20th century

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