Change List for this Rule


General Order 95


Section IV


Strength Requirements for All Classes of Lines

43 Temperature and Loading

The following conditions of temperature and loading shall be used for the purposes of these rules in determining the strength required of Lines. (See Rule 22.1). “Loading” or “loads” as used in this Section includes vertical, transverse and longitudinal components of all loads. More stringent conditions may be used in the design of lines. The use of less stringent conditions or modified loading district limits may be authorized by this Commission upon application and presentation of data from United States weather records or other adequate and authenticated meteorological data which in the Commission’s opinion justifies such change.

43.1 Heavy Loading

43.2 Light Loading

Note:      Revised February 5, 2014 by Decision No. 14-02-015.