80-ton transformer transported from Kapolei to Kaneohe in Hawaii

Hawaiian Electric Company had an 80-ton transformer delivered from Kapolei to Kaneohe in Honolulu County in order to replace a transformer at its Koolau Substation that is no longer operable.

The transformer started its journey at Hawaiian Electric’s Ewa Nui Substation on Farrington Highway and the delivery took approximately four hours.

The heavy, oversized load required the transport vehicle to travel at a speed of 10-15 mph on roadways and 5 mph on bridges and was accompanied by Honolulu Police Department escort to safely direct traffic.

Source: khon2