utility pole


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utility pole

An outdoor pole installed by a telephone or electric utility company for the support of conductors and other electric or telephone equipment.
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The proposal would change a current rule that requires a five-month waiting period before ISPs can access and install wires on utility poles that are used by providers already operating in an area.
are being killed and injured each year in collisions with utility poles," cites Utilities and Roadside Safety.
The Chevrolet spun around and struck the utility pole in front of 73 Millbury St.
The Tennessee Senate Commerce Committee is considering legislation that would nearly double private broadband providers' payments to the state's government-owned utilities and electric cooperatives for the right to attach fiber lines to their utility poles, and in the process drive up Tennesseans' monthly video, internet and phone bills.
The utility pole is rigidly clamped for the first 1.
The damage to the utility pole triggered a power outage affecting about 250 households in the area, Chugoku Electric Power Co.
The current rules for selecting design load and strength factors of utility poles and lines are based largely on experience, but do not have a strong theoretical foundation.
Tuesday, when a speeding pickup truck ran a red light at Avenue O-8 and 10th Street West and hit a utility pole, severing it at its base, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said.
The first PUR lumber has arrived in decking and fencing, and PUR composites are also cracking the utility pole market, particularly the transmission-pole segment, where typical polyester-based composites have yet to penetrate.
Among the coalition's most startling statistics is the EPNs own calculation that a child continuously exposed to the soil around a utility pole treated with penta has a 220 times greater chance of getting cancer than levels deemed acceptable by the EPA.
The RStandard composite-material utility pole offers advantages over its traditional wood, steel, aluminum, and concrete counterparts that include ease of engineering, high strength-to-weight ratio, low maintenance requirements, recyclability, aesthetic appeal, and resistance to rot, corrosion, and damage from insects and birds.
The primary defendants in utility pole collisions are typically the government agency responsible for the right-of-way at the pole's location and/or the utility responsible for placing and maintaining the pole.

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