Americom providing trenching work to lay fiber optic cables.
  • Project Details
  • Client Telecom Industry
  • Time Line August 2017 – Oct. 2017
  • Equipment Used Rock Saw,
    308 Excavator,
    Hydro Excavator
  • Location Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT
Issue and Solution
  • Client Issue: Client needed to run fiber across rough canyon terrain. Aerial was only a partial option.
  • Americom Solution: Rock trench and aerial installation of fiber network under the asphalt and across the face of Snowbird ski resort ski lifts.

Scope of Work

  • Americom was responsible for placing thousands of feet of fiber optic cable utilizing existing ducts as well as placing new conduit.
  • New duct installation was placed after rock saw and trenching was completed.
  • Americom also placed fiber optic cabling aerially on the existing ski lifts on a very rough and diverse terrain.