Enning - Rural

Fiber to the Home Project

PROJECT UPDATE

January 13, 2022  

Some subscribers south of Union Center and around Maurine were part of the 2021 FTTH upgrades.

The area scheduled for the 2022 FTTH upgrades are the Enning (rural) area north and west of Enning and Union Center. The remainder of the Enning exchange will be upgraded in 2023.

December 23, 2021

Enning map.png

  • MasTec will pause construction for the next several weeks. They will resume work in the spring, with the starting date depending on weather conditions.
  • Workers will be in the area for the next few days, completing cleanup behind the plows.

December 17, 2021

Enning map.png

  • MasTec will have two crews working on Highway 34 from Hereford Road to Hope Road. One will be plowing and the second will be setting vaults in the ground.
  • Crews will be plowing on Thursday, then will work on cleanup.
  • As the weather gets colder, work on the project will come to a stop. Crews will return to the project in the spring as weather permits.

 December 10, 2021

Enning - Maurine Construction Completed 12-9-21.png

  • The first plow crew will be on 157th Avenue and south of 209th Place. They will work their way north to Hereford Road, then continue on Hereford Road going north to Highway 34, by the end of the week or the beginning of the next week they should be on Highway 34 working east to New Underwood Road
  •  The second plow crew will be on New Underwood Road and Highway 34. They will go south to Wilcox Road, then go east on Wilcox Road. This plow crew will be going on break this Wednesday and will return on Monday.
  • Additional crews will be boring below road approaches and plowing lines to customer premises from the mainline cable.

December 3, 2021

Enning - Maurine Construction Completed 12-2-21.png

  • NSC is plowing west from Old Highway 85 in Wyoming.
  • Construction is nearing completion. Crews will finish the project by plowing lines to customers who requested service after construction was underway.
  • After all the fibers have been spliced and tested, Golden West will connect the fibers in the Golden West central office in Edgemont.
  • Phase 2 installations to upgrade customer services to fiber will begin in a few weeks.

November 23, 2021

Enning - Maurine Construction Completed (002).png

  • The attached map shows the areas where main line fiber has been buried so far during construction.
  • MasTec will have one crew working on Hope Road from New Underwood to Hay Draw Road.
  • A second crew will be plowing on New Underwood Road from Cross S Road to East River View Road. They will also go from East River Road and 209th Street off New Underwood Road.
  • A crew will boring under roads and approaches, which involves drilling while installing vacant pipe.


 November 10, 2021

  • MasTec has a crew finishing work in Union Center. They will move to Hope Road and Hay Draw Road and go south.
  • Another crew is working on Cross Road between 206th and 207th Streets.
  • A crew is plowing lines to premises (drops) in the area between Enning and Union Center, north of Union Center.

 October 28, 2021

  • MasTec’s main line plow crew is working on Highway 34 between 173rd Avenue and Union Center.
  • The main crew is also plowing segments along Hope Road.
  • When drop crew is finished plowing lines to customers in Union Center, they will move to customer premises on Hay Draw and Hope Roads, going west of Hope Road.

October 21, 2021

  • Construction has been interrupted due to wet weather.
  • A drop crew will be burying lines to customer premises in Union Center.
  • A bore crew is working along Highway 34 from Enning to Union Center.
  • A plow crew is burying cable near the intersection of Stoneville Road and Tifft Road.

October 14, 2021

  • Plow crews suspended work due to wet weather. They will return next week to finish work on Hay Draw Road and 172nd Avenue.
  • A drop crew will be burying lines to customer premises as weather permits.
  • A bore crew is working along Highway 34 from Enning to Union Center.
  • The map at this link shows the areas that have been plowed.

October 7, 2021

  • MasTec has several crews working in this area. A plow crew is working on Hope Road from Highway 34 to Hay Draw Road.
  • A plow crew and a bore crew will be on Hay Draw Road going west from Hope Road for 6 miles.
  • A bore crew will be working on Hay Draw Road, heading east for 7 miles.
  • A crew will start work late this week in Union Center. They will be using smaller plows and will also plow lines, or drops, to customer homes.

 September 30, 2021

  • MasTec is burying cable along Old US Highway 212 between Gumbo Lane and Sulphur Cut Off Road.
  • Golden West technicians have been doing inside wiring in customer homes to prepare for the upgrade.

September 23, 2021

  • MasTec has two crews plowing in the Mud Butte area.
  • Golden West technicians have been doing inside wiring in customer homes to prepare for the upgrade.

September 16, 2021

  • MasTec will start plowing at the Golden West Central Office in Enning and move out from there.
  • Golden West technicians have been doing inside wiring in customer homes to prepare for the upgrade.

September 9, 2021

  • MasTec began construction this week along Highway 212 west of Maurine. They will move next to the Junction of Highway 212 and Zeona Road.
  • Golden West technicians have been doing inside wiring in customer homes to prepare for the upgrade.

August 27, 2021

  • The next construction update will be posted the week of September 6th. Have a safe and relaxing Labor Day holiday!
  • MasTec has been moving in equipment this week. They plan to begin burying fiber optic cable after Labor Day.
  • Golden West technicians have been doing inside wiring in customer homes to prepare for the upgrade.

August 19, 2021

  • MasTec North America has started construction in the Enning and Maurine area. They are currently drilling under road approaches and burying pipe during the boring process.
  • MasTec will move more equipment in soon. They will start burying fiber after Labor Day.
  • Inside wiring will be done by Golden West technicians.

August 12, 2021

  • MasTec North America has started construction in the Enning and Maurine area. They are currently drilling under road approaches and burying pipe during the boring process.
  • MasTec will move more equipment in next week and will start burying fiber beginning August 23rd.
  • Inside wiring will be done by Golden West technicians.
  • Residents who would like to learn more about the project can visit the Golden West table at the Rancher Roundup in Union Center on August 18th. Golden West staff and the project engineer will have maps available and can answer  questions .

Maurine-Enning Area.png

Golden West Contractors in West Enning:

Wiring Contractor - Golden West Telecommunications
Construction Contractor - MasTech North America

Please contact Golden West with any questions, concerns or comments by calling 1-855-888-7777 and asking for the Engineering Department or Email info@goldenwest.com.