Transmission Line Tower Design

MEC&S offers comprehensive design, consulting and engineering services for all phases of electric power transmission and distribution including decades of experience in the design of overhead power lines and transmission towers.

MEC&S specialists also have extensive knowledge and experience in designing power transmission lines and electrical substations, as well as construction management during the installation of overhead transmission lines and underground power cables, and maintenance consultation.

We provide innovative engineering services to design, maintain or upgrade power delivery systems in a cost effective, safe, timely, and reliable manner. Whether it is with new construction or increasing the life and function of an existing line, MEC&S experts are experienced in overhead line and structure design from inception to completion. We integrate utility standards into the design by applying principles and reasoning behind various criteria.


  • New Line Design
  • Uprating and Upgrading Analysis and Design
  • Line Rebuilds
  • Outage Sequencing
  • Line Optimization – Total Cost
  • Structural Analysis and Design
  • Reinforcement Design
  • PLS-TOWER, PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE software expertise
  • Inspections and Evaluations
  • Foundation Analysis and Design
  • PCS Antenna Addition
  • Failure Investigations
  • Underground Line Design
  • Fiber Optic Design
  • Owner’s Engineer
  • Peer Reviews
  • Feasibility Studies and Conceptual Designs
  • Constructability Review
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Weather Studies
  • Innovative Calculation Tools
  • Siting and Permitting
  • Emergency Restoration
  • Standards and Guideline Development
  • Conductor Sag-Tension Design
  • Insulation Design
  • Conductor Selection Optimization
  • Guy and Anchor Design