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Orinoco Powerline Crossing
Torre de Conducción Electrica 230kV Isla Troncon

Caroní Venezuela

Status:built
Floor Count1
Building Uses
 - electrical
 - industrial
Structural Types
 - truss tower
 - cross brace
 - other
Materials
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof787 ftCadafe

Description
• Contractor: CADAFE.
• Constructor: Hidro Proyect H P C A.
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• Each pylon carries 6 conductors for 220 kV three-phase AC in 3 levels. On the top, there is a V-shaped crossbar for the ground conductors. The width of the both span fields are 2537 and 2161 metres. These pylons are the tallest man-made structures in South America (2008).
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• Reference image: http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn316/beachpow09/1-29.jpg

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