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General Order 95


Section IV


Strength Requirements for All Classes of Lines

46 Vertical Strength Requirements

In computing vertical strength requirements, the loads upon Lines (See Rule 22.1) shall be their own weight plus the vertical loads which they support under the conditions of Rule 43, together with the effect of any difference in elevation of supports.

On structures with crossarms or guard arms, the vertical loads on the structure shall include a load of 300 lbs. at one end of one of the arms.

Safety factors shall apply as specified in Rule 44.

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