Canistota FTTH 2021

Fiber to the Home 2021 
Canistota

Our fiber network will be expanded throughout the Canistota exchange including the town and rural areas. 

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Project Updates

October 21, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is testing fibers in the rural part of the exchange. After testing, Golden West will connect the fibers in the central office.
  • Travis Electric is working on Phase 2 cut over installations for customers in town. If you are a customer in the town of Canistota and have a question about scheduling or changing an appointment, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.

October 14, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is testing fibers in the rural part of the exchange. After testing, Golden West will connect the fibers in the central office.
  • Travis Electric has begun scheduling cut over appointments in town. If you are a customer in the town of Canistota and have a question about scheduling or changing an appointment, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.

October 7, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is testing fibers in the rural portion of the project. They have completed cleanup throughout the project.
  • Travis Electric plans to begin scheduling Phase 2 wiring appointments for customers in town. They will begin connecting customers to the new fiber network on October 18th.

September 30, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is testing fibers in the rural portion of the project.
  • Town customers will receive a letter from Golden West soon to notify them that Travis Electric will be calling them to set up an installation appointment to connect them to the new fiber optic system.

September 23, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling completed construction on the Canistota project.
  • Town customers will receive a letter from Golden West soon to notify them that Travis Electric will be calling them to set up an installation appointment to connect them to the new fiber optic system.

September 16, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling has finished splicing and testing fiber in the town of Canistota. Town customers will receive a letter from Golden West in the next few weeks to notify them that Travis Electric will be calling them to set up an installation appointment to connect them to the new fiber optic system.
  • All construction is complete. The contractor is currently splicing and testing the fibers in the rural part of the exchange.

September 9, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling has finished splicing and testing fiber in the town of Canistota. Town customers will receive a letter from Golden West in the next few weeks to notify them that Travis Electric will be calling them to set up an installation appointment to connect them to the new fiber optic system.
  • EDD has completed plowing mainline fiber and lines to customers in the rural part of the exchange. They are now splicing and testing the new fiber optic cables.

August 27, 2021

  • The next construction update will be posted the week of September 6th. Have a safe and relaxing Labor Day holiday!
  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling has finished splicing and testing fiber in the town of Canistota. Town customers will receive a letter from Golden West in the next few weeks to notify them that Travis Electric will be calling them to set up an installation appointment to connect them to the new fiber optic system.
  • EDD has completed main line construction in the rural Canistota area. They have completed cleanup. In the coming week they will pull fiber lines through pipes that were buried to customer homes.

August 19, 2021

  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling has finished splicing and testing fiber in the town of Canistota. The next step is for Golden West technicians to  complete the wiring at the Golden West central office.
  • Town customers will receive a letter from Golden West in the next few weeks to notify them that Travis Electric will be calling them to set up an installation appointment to connect them to the new fiber optic system.
  • EDD is nearly finished with plowing in the rural part of the exchange. They are currently working west of town.

August 12, 2021

  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is burying fiber west of Canistota along 444th Avenue.

August 5, 2021

  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is plowing southeast of town near the intersection of 451st Avenue and 264th Street.

July 22, 2021

  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is plowing southeast of town along Highway 42, headed east.

July 15, 2021

  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is burying cable south of Lake Vermillion near 451st Ave.

July 8, 2021

  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling (EDD) has completed construction in town.
  • EDD is currently plowing cable in the rural area southeast of Canistota.

July 1, 2021

  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling (EDD) has completed construction in town.
  • EDD is currently plowing cable south of Canistota.

June 24, 2021

  • Travis Electric is has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is finishing with construction in town.
  • EDD is currently plowing cable northeast of town, working north of 261st Street.

June 17, 2021

  • Travis Electric is has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is finishing with pulling cables through the vacant duct to customer homes in town.
  • Rural construction is underway along 259th Street northeast of town, heading back toward 446th Avenue.

June 10, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling (EDD) will finish plowing lines to individual premises, or drops, in the coming week. Crews are pulling cables into the duct that has been buried in town.
  • EDD has moved to the rural part of the exchange, plowing along 450th Avenue. They will move to 261st Street, then head back toward town.
  • Travis Electric has completed hanging clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.

June 3, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling (EDD) has completed plowing main line cable in town. They are currently working on cleanup.
  • EDD has started construction in the rural part of the exchange. They began work on 261st Street, heading east.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you are a Golden West customer and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.

 May 27, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling (EDD) has completed plowing main line cable in town. Cable splicers are now working to connect the fibers throughout town.
  • EDD expects to begin construction in the rural part of the Canistota exchange next week.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.

May 21, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling has completed plowing main line cable in town. Cable splicers are now working to connect the fibers throughout town.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Construction will move to the rural area starting Monday.

May 13, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling (EDD) has completed plowing main line cable in town. The crews are pulling cable in the buried duct. They expect to be done with work in town later in May.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Last week EDD finished pulling main line fibers through the buried duct in town.
  • Canistota residents will also see crews placing large gray boxes, or handholes, in the ground.

May 6, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling has completed plowing main line cable in town. The crews are pulling cable in the buried duct. They expect to be done with work in town later in May.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the Canistota exchange. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.

April 29, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling has completed plowing main line cable in town. The drop crews will continue working until all lines are buried to customer homes and businesses.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the town of Canistota. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Travis Electric will move to the rural part of the exchange when they have completed work in town.

 April 22, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling and their subcontractors will continue to work in the north west corner of town, burying mainline duct (pipe for mainline cable) and drop duct (pipe to customer premises). They will move next to the south part of town.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the town of Canistota. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Travis Electric will move to the rural part of the exchange when they have completed work in town.

April 16, 2021

  • Construction work has been concentrated in the northwest part of Canistota due to the wet conditions in the other parts of town.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the town of Canistota. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department.
  • Travis Electric will move to the rural part of the exchange when they have completed work in town.

 April 8, 2021

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling will finish burying mainline orange duct in the area shown in blue on the map (Construction Area 1), then move their equipment to the area shown in purple (Construction Area 2).
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the town of Canistota. If you live in town and have not received a call from them, please call 1-855-888-7777 and ask for the engineering department,
  • Travis Electric will move to the rural part of the exchange when they have completed work in town.

Canistota Construction Area 4-8-21.pdf

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 April 1, 2021

  • Construction is underway in the town of Canistota. Engbarth Directional Drilling will be starting work along Railway Avenue from Oak Street to Main Street, then will move east along Main Street to East Street. They will proceed north to Willow (261st ) Street.
  • EDD will also be working in the alley between Oak and Pine Streets from Railway Avenue to Third Street, then between Pine and Main Streets from Railway Avenue to Third Street. Drop crews will plow lines to premises behind the main line construction.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the town of Canistota. They will move to the rural part of the exchange when they have completed work in town.

Canistota Map 4-1-21 Construction Area.pdf

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FTTH Construction Overview

Golden West Contractors in Canistota:

Wiring Contractor - Travis Electric, Inc.
Construction Contractor - Engbarth
Engineering Consultant - RVW Inc.

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.  


 

March 26, 2021
Project Update

  • Engbarth Directional Drilling is starting construction activity in town. Crews are marking underground utilities.
  • Travis Electric is scheduling installation of clamshells on homes and businesses in the town of Canistota.