Change List for this Rule


General Order 95


Section IV


Strength Requirements for All Classes of Lines

44.1 Installation and Reconstruction

Lines and elements of lines, upon installation or reconstruction, shall provide as a minimum the safety factors specified in Table 4. The design shall consider all supply and communication facilities planned to occupy the structure. For purposes of this rule, the term “planned” applies to the facilities intended to occupy the structure that are actually known to the constructing company at the time of design.

The entity responsible for performing the loading calculation(s) for an installation or reconstruction shall maintain records of these calculations for the service life of the pole or other structure for which the a loading calculation was made and shall provide such information to authorized joint use occupants and the Commission upon request.

Note:      Revised January 13, 2006 by Decision No. 05-01-030, January 12, 2012 by Decision No. 12-01-032 and February 5, 2014 by Decision No. 14-02-015.