Telecommunications Projects

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

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
Description: 

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
Description: 

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.
Description: 

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
Description: 

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
Description: 

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
Description: 

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.
Description: 

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)
Description: 

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
Description: 

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.
Description: 

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

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

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
Description: 

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.