WMATA Replacement of Traction Power Equipment - Washington, D.C.
This design build project included the replacement of Traction Power Equipment in 33 existing Substations and building a training simulator at WMATA’s Telegraph Road facility. MEC’s scope of work in each substation included:
Due to WMATA requirements to keep a minimum number of switchgear cubicles on line at all times, temporary cathode breakers were required in some substations to facilitate the safe removal and replacement of existing switchgear. Some of the major quantities included: