Change List for this Rule


General Order 95


Section VIII


Detailed Construction Requirements for Communication Lines
(Class C Circuits)

81.3-A. Replacement of Wood Poles in Grade C Construction
Wood poles in Grade C construction shall be replaced or reinforced before the safety factor has been reduced to less than one, except that the circumference of sound solid wood within 18 inches above and below the ground line on such poles before replacement or reinforcement shall not be less than as follows:
Poles supporting 10 or less open wire conductors 9 inches
Poles supporting cable, or more than10 open wire conductors 12 inches


Note:    Revised November 21, 1990 by Resolution SU–6, January 13, 2006 by Decision No. 05-01-030 and February 5, 2014 by Decision No. 14-02-015