CASE STUDIES – COMMS

Case Study – Sunderland

Case Study – Project Janet

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CASE STUDY 1

Fibre trunk route design and construction

Scope of Work

  1. Route survey
  2. Design of a 1 way main duct with 8 sub ducts
  3. Diverse route
  4. Installation of 114mm duct
  5. Construction of chambers
  6. Installation of 144 fibre cable
  7. Termination and testing

Challenges

  1. A19 major traffic route
  2. Small villages to negotiate for diverse route
  3. Route constructed over winter months
  4. Heavily congested footways and carriageways in town centres

Actions Solutions

  1. All work on A19 undertaken at night – 19,000m
  2. On site Traffic Management Support
  3. Directional drilling of all A19 on/off slips
  4. Construction through villages completed with one gang to ensure minimum distruption
  5. Increased team sizes to maximism reduced nightworking time restrictions

Term of Contract: 6 months
Location: Sunderland
Client: Geo Networks
Meterage: 65,000m
Services:
Design
Project Management
Duct installation
Chamber construction
Directional Drill
Fibre installation and termination
PMD and CD fibre testing
As Built documentation

CASE STUDY 2

Fibre trunk route design and construction

Scope of Work

  1. Route survey
  2. Noticing
  3. Production of stat packs
  4. Design a 50mm duct to connect the existing network to
    19 universities across the UK
  5. Production of traffic management drawings
  6. Installation of 50mm duct
  7. Construction of chambers
  8. Installation of 42km of 48 fibre cable
  9. Termination and testing

 

Challenges

  1. Agreeing building entry points with each university
  2. Negotiate routes with 16 local authorities
  3. Agreeing traffic management with 5 road agencies
  4. Route constructed over winter months
  5. Christmas shopping embargos for town centres
  6. Heavily congested footways and carriageways in town centres

 

Actions Solutions

  1. Works on universities planned as a seperate installation projects for each site
  2. Local authorities meeting held to agree early start dates.
  3. Prouction of in house traffic management drawings
  4. Detailed programming for all town centre construction work for local authority agreement

Term of Contract: 6 months
Location: Various sites in the UK
Client: SSET
Meterage: 27,000m duct installed
42,000m cable installed
Services:
Design
Project Management
Duct installation
Chamber construction
Directional Drill
Fibre installation and termination
PMD and CD fibre testing
As Built documentation