C.W. Wright offers full transmission capabilities up to 765 kV including new construction overhead and maintenance services, with certified hot stick transmission crews capable of performing up to 230kV energized maintenance work. Owning a large fleet of pulling equipment, tensioners and blocks, C.W. Wright is capable of small single conductors through large bundled conductor configurations. We also own the largest fleet of bucket trucks between 100’ and 170’ working heights east of the Mississippi River. Our high-performance work teams consistently deliver critical projects on schedule, safely and within budget. No project is too complex or too environmentally challenging; our portfolio covers projects well over 100 miles in some of the most extreme conditions.

Services We Provide:

  • Construction and Maintenance on high voltage lines up to 765kV
    • Experience includes Multi-Bundle Conductors and a Full Range of Wire Types and Sizes
  • Total Rebuild and Line Relocation Services
  • Multi-Circuit Reconductoring
  • OPGW Installation
  • Switch Installation
  • Composite Pole Installation
  • Lattice Tower Inspections, Steel Fabrication and Replacement
  • Foundations (Mountains to Marshes)
    • Driving Caissons
    • Wet Pours
    • Down Hole Hammer
    • Rock Removal up to 12' diameter
  • Environmental Matting
    • Composite and Wood
    • Road Building
    • E&S Controls
    • Complete Road and Right-of-Way Restoration
  • Services for every type of tower structure including:
    • Wood
    • Concrete
    • Steel
    • Lattice Towers
    • Hybrids consisting of monopoles and multi-poles
  • Electric Facility Inspection
  • Right-of-Way Clearing


C.W. Wright offers complete overhead and underground distribution construction and maintenance capabilities up to 34.5kV, energized or de-energized. Our dedication to safely expediting critical infrastructure projects with short-term in-service completion dates makes us the premier industry provider. Additionally, our fleet includes a full complement of off-road, backyard, and other specialized equipment for hard to reach and environmentally sensitive projects enabling us to work on all types of systems including but not limited to: rural, municipalities, downtown settings and military bases, etc.

Services We Provide:

  • Primary and secondary voltages ranging from 4kV – 35kV classes
  • Distribution Design and Engineering
  • Electric Facility Inspection
  • Overhead and Underground Construction & Maintenance
  • Restoration
  • Pole Replacement
  • Line Reconductoring
  • Smart Grid Component Installation
  • Stray Voltage Survey Assessment and Mitigation
  • Primary Voltage Conversions
  • Line Relocations in preparation for road widening projects
  • Make-ready work for communication infrastructure
  • Fault Locate and Repair (FLR)


C.W. Wright puts any type of slab, spread footer or drilled pier foundation needed to support towers erected during transmission construction projects in place. Experience has prepared our crews to effectively conduct slurry drilling, rock drilling, and casing holes while utilizing our down-hole hammers, geo-drills, and vibratory hammer rigs. Of course, specific procedures guide all our field work ensuring the safety of our team.

Services We Provide:

  • Slurry Drilling
  • Rock Drilling
  • Casing Holes
  • Direct Bury
  • Vibratory Caissons
  • Pier formations
    • Single piers
    • H-Frames
    • 3-pole structures
    • 4 legged towers


C.W. Wright has been a part of the electric utility industry’s development of substations since the early 1950’s. Beginning with wood pole structures for many rural Clients, we have advanced to large POD’s, substations and switching stations. All our work is done in house, enabling us to execute critical projects with the highest level of safety, aptitude and attention to detail.

Services We Provide:

  • Substation design, preparation and capabilities
  • Substation automation including technology assessment and network planning and system design
  • Substation testing & commissioning
  • AIS & GIS Substations
  • Foundation construction
  • Structural steel erection
  • Cable trenching
  • Bus work
  • Turnkey and Construction Services for voltages up to 500kV
  • Static Var Compensators
  • Testing, Calibration and Equipment Servicing
  • Complete Civil work, Fencing and Landscaping
  • Foundations
  • Structures
  • Equipment Installation
  • Control Houses
  • Wiring Protective Relay Schemes and Start-up


Customers rely upon C.W. Wright to be first responders after natural disasters or severe weather events. Our highly dedicated teams are there for the duration, and are available 24/7, until power is safely restored. Our teams are ready to deploy nationwide with all necessary equipment and resources. In the wake of destruction caused by ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes and damaging winds, C.W. Wright has the capability to mobilize crews and equipment safely and quickly and get them to wherever they are needed.

Services We Provide:

  • 24/7 Response for Electric Distribution and Transmission Emergencies
  • Deployment following hurricanes, wind or ice storms, tornados, floods and other natural disasters in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Midwest
  • Restore Right-of-Ways
  • Plumb or Rebuild Poles
  • Restore or Replace Lines
  • Reenergize Power Supplies
  • Pre and Post Storm Investigations and Surveys
  • Wire Guarding and other Critical Public Safety Services as needed