This was a straightforward 200A service upgrade job on the service side, but a nest of badly labeled branch circuit conductors in a shared raceway (3/4″ conduit) made re-connection at the new service disconnect/breaker panel more difficult than it could have been.
I include a GFCI receptacle with service equipment replacements/upgrades, and in this case I also installed a switched utility service light to facilitate finding breakers or further work at the service disconnect/distribution breaker panel location.
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