Telecommunications Projects

Fiber Optic Network Design
Location: Willmar, Minn.
Client: Willmar Minnesota Municipal Utilities Commission

Design of new substation and transmission facilities and development of design for an affordable yet reliable communications network for Willmar Municipal Utilities.

Intelligent Transportation Communications
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Client: Missouri Department of Transportation

Retained by MoDOT to design an expansion to the Kansas City Scout Intelligent Transportation System (ITS).

Intelligent Transportation System
Location: Olathe, Kan.
Client: Johnson County Transit

Project to equip 80 Johnson County Transit buses with advanced transit system capabilities. These capabilities included automatic vehicle location, voice annunciators, automated passenger counters, on-board cameras and traffic signal pre-emption capability.

Mission Critical Fuel Cell Installations
Location: Multiple sites in California and New Jersey
Client: Sprint-Nextel Corp.

Design, installation and commissioning of emergency communications fuel cell backup power systems for existing Sprint cell towers in California and New Jersey.

Municipal Wide Area Network
Location: Geneva, Ill.
Client: City of Geneva, Illinois

Burns & McDonnell was hired by the City of Geneva, Ill., to plan and design for a fiber optic intergovernmental wide-area data network (I-Net) that would serve local government including county, city, municipal utility, school, and parks and recreation facilities within the City.

SCADA Design
Location: Pensacola, Fla.
Client: U.S. Navy - Naval Air Station

Complete replacement and capability upgrade to the public works SCADA system at the Naval Air Station for electric, water and sewer utilities.

Substation Communications for Wind Generation
Location: Texas
Client: American Electric Power

Design engineering, procurement and construction management services to AEP for installation of a substation fiber optic local area network (LAN).

Telecommunication Projects
Location: Washington, D.C.
Client: Pepco Holdings Inc.

Four projects for Pepco Holdings Inc., including an analysis of telecommunications and protective relaying schemes, an assessment of remote alarming connectivity, a plan for integrating the networks of three legacy companies, and designing Smart Grid communications.

Telecommunications Infrastructure Upgrade
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Client: Aquila Inc./Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L)

Planning, design engineering and project management of a new digital microwave backbone and trunked land mobile radio system project for Aquila/Kansas City Power & Light.


Telecommunications Network Design
Location: Raymond, Wash.
Client: Pacific PUD No. 2 of Pacific County

Provided planning and design services in implementation of a Fiber to the Subscriber (FTTx) network and microwave upgrade for Pacific PUD.

Telecommunications Upgrade
Location: Bloomington, Ind.
Client: Hoosier Energy REC Inc.

Upgrades and expansions to Hoosier Energy's SCADA and microwave communications systems.

Various Telecommunications Projects
Location: Riverside, Calif.
Client: Riverside Public Utilities Department

Communication system planning and design services to the City of Riverside, Calif., for more than a decade.

Wide Area Network and Fiber Optic Design
Location: Ames, Iowa
Client: City of Ames Municipal Electric Service

Design of a SONET wide area network including about 20 miles of fiber optic cable plant, SONET electronics and relaying upgrades for the City of Ames Municipal Electric Service.