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May 16, 2017, Rapid City

US Forest Service lauds Brink Constructors

Brink Constructors has been lauded in a May 2017 USFS newsletter for the work they accomplished on the Black Hills Power Teckla to Osage 230kV transmission line. From the newsletter: Brink “successfully and in very difficult conditions completed construction in the sections of line that were under wildlife restrictions.” Later in the article they continue, “Brink Construction did a fantastic job in juggling the work to get all these areas complete prior to the April 1 wildlife restrictions periods.” Congrats to Construction Manager Tim Torres and Construction Superintendent Tim Kehr for the work on this project. View the newsletter article: Newsletter

November 14, 2016, Rapid City

Brink Awarded Several Contracts

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Brink Constructors has been awarded several contracts in the past six months and begun work on them.The Transmission Line (TLine) Division has been working on a Basin Electric Power Cooperative project near Williston ND on the 60 mile Judson to Tande 345kV/115kV line. This project began in May 2016 and projected completion is Aug 2017.The TLine guys also began work in the Black Hills of SD in August on the 31 mile project, Osage to Rapid City 230kV, for Black Hills Power. Completion is projected in March 2017 and incorporates wood, 2-pole structures through most of the project, along with 25 steel pole structures.In October, TLine began work on the 160 mile Big Stone, SD to Ellendale, ND 345kV project for Otter Tail Power Company. Work completion is projected in November 2018. The project has 753 steel poles to be assembled and installed, plus stringing 978 miles of conductor.Brink’s Substation Division has been equally busy. They are currently working on 5 substations in Colorado, Wyoming, and Kansas, with a new substation project for Rocky Mountain Power, a PacifiCorp company, beginning next week. A 7th substation for Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association will also begin shortly.

August 18, 2015, Rapid City

Brink Awarded Contracts

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In the past month, Brink Constructors, Inc has bid on and been awarded a number of projects.The substation division has been awarded work on the Rockport Substation in Colorado, a joint project between Tri-State Generation and the Poudre Valley REA.In Kansas, Wheatland Electric Cooperative awarded add on work at the Morris Substation and Pioneer Electric Cooperative has awarded the Pleasant Prairie Substation to Brink’s Substation Division.In South Dakota, Brink was awarded three substation projects by Montana Dakota Utilities in Tolstoy, Lebanon, and Herreid.Finally, Basin Electric Power Cooperative in North Dakota awarded 30 miles of 345kv line, Patent Gate to Kummer Ridge, to Brink’s transmission division, along with the new Kummer Ridge 345kv Substation to the substation division.

January 21, 2015, Rapid City

Brink Awarded New Contract

Brink Constructors, Inc. has been awarded a contract from Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) to construct about 60 miles of new power line. Construction on the Hoskins to Neligh Project involves a combination of 345kV and 115kV lines near Norfolk, Nebraska. Construction will begin about April 1st and projected completion is May 22, 2016.

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January 14, 2015, Rapid City

Brink Awarded Contracts

Brink Constructors, Inc. was recently awarded contracts on several new projects. We have begun construction this month on the following projects:

– Brink power line crews have begun work for Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to install fiber optic on 70 miles of existing power line in Nebraska from Gerring to Sidney. Another part of the project to be started later is south of Colorado Springs, Colorado to Poncha Springs in the mountains, a 90 mile project.

– Construction has begun on a project for Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) to replace 18 miles of 161kV power line from Guthrie Center to Anita in west central Iowa.

– Brink’s substation division began work on a Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) new 138kV four-terminal switch station in central Oklahoma near Lindsay.

Brink also has been awarded two multi-year contracts:

– The first is with Platte River Power Authority to perform line maintenance and new construction in 2015, including 25 miles of fiber optic installation, and for optional work for four additional years on existing power lines near Fort Collins, Colorado.

– The second is a three year contract with PacifiCorp in Portland, Oregon to perform work as requested for one of their three subsidiaries. PacifiCorp delivers electricity to customers in Oregon, Washington, California, Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho.


December 3, 2014, Rapid City

Utility Company Mentions Brink Project in Newsletter

Mid-Kansas Electric Company discussed the Ellsworth-to-Bushton project in their Fall 2014 newsletter, The Current. You can read the article on page two of the the newsletter. Download the first 2 pages of the newsletter below:

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