Electrical: City Of Cape Town Overhead to Underground

The project included preliminary investigations on the work required by the client, cost estimations on the different options of achieving the required work, feasibility studies, preliminary and detail designs on the final scope of work agreed upon, construction supervision and project management applicable to the upgrading of 11kV and low voltage overhead networks with new underground networks in the City of Cape Town area of supply. Bills of quantities were compiled and the withdrawal of material from the stores of City of Cape Town was managed. The confirmation on the appointment of the contractor as well as the day to day liaison with the contractor was also managed.

Assistance was also provided with the adherence of the contractor to the Occupational Health and Safety regulations of 2014, including assistance with the appointment of an agent, to act on behalf of the Municipality, as well as ensuring that the contractor submitted a site specific OH&S plan for the project.

The technical details of the work required under this appointment included replacement of 11kV and low voltage networks with new underground cables, 11kV and low voltage, new miniature substations and kiosks, as well as new and/or upgraded streetlighting.

Project number: 14085 E
Project type: Electrical – Substations, distribution, reticulation, electrification, streetlighting and high mast lighting
Client: City of Cape Town
Project value: R10m