Costs can vary depending on the extent of the relocation work required. Western Power can complete a cost estimate specific to your requirements following receipt of your Relocation Enquiry and payment of the Relocation Enquiry Fee ($3,500 + GST).
We endeavour to replace assets on a 'like-for-like' basis however, wood poles have structural and height limitations so steel poles may be required to meet your requirements. It is not normally possible to re-use assets for relocation works.
A guide to indicative costs to relocate common transmission assets (+/- 50%):
- 1 x wood transmission pole - $115,000
- 1 x single circuit steel transmission pole - $560,000
- undergrounding 500m of overhead 66kV/132kV transmission line - $3,880,000