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Original Version
Rule 44.3

44.3 Replacement

Lines or parts thereof shall be replaced or reinforced before safety factors have been reduced (due to deterioration and/or installation of additional facilities) in Grades Aand B construction to less than twothirds of the construction safety factors specified in Rule 44.1 and in Grades C and F construction to less than onehalf of the construction safety factors specified in Rule 44.1. Poles in Grade F construction shall also conform to the requirements of Rule 81.3A.

In no case shall the application of this rule be held to permit the use of structures or any member of any structure with a safety factor less than one.

Strikeout and Underline Version
Rule 44.3

44.3 Replacement
Lines or parts thereof shall be replaced or reinforced before safety factors have been reduced (due to factors such as deterioration and/or installation of additional facilities) in Grades A and B construction to less than two-thirds of the construction safety factors specified in Rule 44.1 and in GradesGrade C and F construction to less than one-half of the construction safety factors specified in Rule 44.1. Poles in Grade FC construction that only support communication lines shall also conform to the requirements of Rule 81.3 A. In no case shall the application of this rule be held to permit the use of structures or any member of any structure with a safety factor less than one.
Note: Allowed reductions specified in this rule are modified by Table 4, Footnotes.

Final Version
Rule 44.3

44.3 Replacement
Lines or parts thereof shall be replaced or reinforced before safety factors have been reduced (due to factors such as deterioration and/or installation of additional facilities) in Grades A and B construction to less than two-thirds of the safety factors specified in Rule 44.1 and in Grade C construction to less than one-half of the safety factors specified in Rule 44.1. Poles in Grade C construction that only support communication lines shall also conform to the requirements of Rule 81.3A.. In no case shall the application of this rule be held to permit the use of structures or any member of any structure with a safety factor less than one.
Note: Allowed reductions specified in this rule are modified by Table 4, Footnotes.