With more than 50 years of collective experience to draw on, Studebaker Brown Electric has the knowledge and expertise to ensure compliance with complex electrical codes/standards for Traffic Signal, Street Lighting, Commercial and Industrial electrical applications.
Our licensed and skilled field employees provide our customers with extensive experience in public works, educational facilities, highway & roadway construction, airfield lighting and controls, commercial, and industrial applications.
We recognize the importance of approaching each project’s specific needs and the critical nature of constant communication between all parties during each phase of construction to eliminate costly mistakes and wasted time. We believe in diligent project management to ensure we deliver the highest quality construction services to our clients.
STUDEBAKER BROWN ELECTRIC SHOWCASED AS PART OF ENR 2020 BEST PROJECTS AWARD IN CALIFORNIA FOR THE INSTALLATION OF OVER 500 NEW RUNWAY AND TAXIWAY FIXTURES & BASE CANS. THIS WORK LSO INCLUDED 20,000LF OF ENCASED DUCT BANK, 200,000LF OF AIRFILED CABLE AND RE-BUILDING THE APPROACH LIGHTING SYSTEM (ALSF).
Despite surprising underground discoveries and a limited construction period due to impending seasonal fog, Sacramento International Airport (SMF) opened its critically important new $30 million concrete runway on time.
“The incredible teamwork with all our partners throughout the process made this project a success,” says Cindy Nichol, director of airports for the Sacramento County Airport System. “The team effectively and efficiently overcame several unforeseen challenges.”
Approx. Cost: $30 million
Funding: About 80% FAA Grant; 20% general airport revenue
Prime Contractor: Granite Construction
Electrical Contractor: Studebaker Brown Electric, Inc.
Project Timeline: Planning began in 2016; construction ran early April through late October. 2019
Challenges: Rigid deadline due to impending seasonal fog; collapsed electrical conduit; asbestos in other pipes; unsuitable portions of base layer below runway; unsuitable sub-grade material under blast pads
Overall, Studebaker Brown Electric installed 130,000 feet of electrical cable and 450 new runway lights from ADB Safegate.