cable messenger

cable messenger

[′kā·bəl ‚mes·ən·jər]
(electricity)
Stranded group of wires supported above the ground at intervals by poles or other structures and employed to furnish, within these intervals, frequent points of support for conductors or cables.
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Scheduled work includes: replacement of anti-bird roosting devices; sediment removal and disposal; reconstruction/replacement of a 30-foot riser manhole as well as installation of a new safety climbing system; a ladder guard; and cable messenger pipes.