Energy & Power: Transmission Underground Engineering Design

Aesthetic reliability.

NV5 has years of experience planning, permitting, and designing underground transmission projects though 500 kV in a variety of urban, suburban, and mountainous terrain. We work with clients through the entire process to ensure constructability, reduce environmental impacts, complement local aesthetics, and provide peace of mind that the project will meet the needs of the client, local agencies, and the public.


  • Route & Alignment Studies
  • Route Cost Studies & Comparisons
  • Local & Federal Agency Coordination & Processing
  • Permitting & Right of Way
  • Cable System Ampacity Studies
  • Duct Bank Optimization