Transportation / Utility Projects

Over our 35 years in business, Prairie Electric has grown to be one of the most trusted electrical contractors in Portland and Vancouver for underground utility services.

Our Utility Services:

  • Traffic signal installations
  • Retrofits to existing traffic signals
  • School zone flashing beacons
  • Interconnect cable
  • Excavating services for utility trench
  • Fire preemption systems
  • Video camera installation
  • Ramp meter monitoring
  • Traffic detection loops
  • Pedestrian crosswalks
  • Highway and street lighting

Our  Utility Services Capabilities Include:

  • Turnkey utility design & installation of transformers and high voltage underground wiring
  • Dry utility coordination
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) boring underground utility conduits
  • Street lighting, concrete pour in place bases

Our large inventory of electrical equipment—including directional boring machines, trenchers, cranes, excavators—puts us in the position to handle any projects within traffic signals and lighting services. We also have utility transformers stocked in our yard to ensure quick turnaround installs.


Underground utilities are unfortunately one of the most common sources of on-site injuries. That’s why we use the most modern methods—such as directional drilling—to do everything we can to prevent any accidents.

We also have an OSHA-certified, full-time safety manager that double-checks our sites, conducts regular trainings, etc.

With quality craftsmanship and a robust inventory of resources, Prairie Electric is the preferred electrical contractor in the Portland and Vancouver.

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