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breakaway timber utility pole, a survivable alternative

Richard P. Buser

breakaway timber utility pole, a survivable alternative

the Massachusetts experience : summary report

by Richard P. Buser

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Published by Federal Highway Administration, Office of Technology Applications, Available through National Technical Information Services in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Lighting -- Massachusetts -- Break-away supports.,
  • Roads -- Massachusetts -- Safety measures.,
  • Wood poles -- Massachusetts.,
  • Poles (Engineering)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Richard P. Buser, Carol A. Buser].
    ContributionsBuser, Carol A., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Technology Applications.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16385049M

    Hardwood timber is the most widely used sleeper material. Currently, there are more than billion timber sleepers installed in the railway track throughout the Australia, the state of Queensland alone has 8 million timber sleepers of these railway sleepers are deteriorating and becoming less capable of meeting performance by:   hello everybody, I have been wondering if any of yall have any experience or knowledge about building with telephone poles. My neighbor is a lineman for the local electric co-op which in turn gives me access to a pretty good supply of used telephone poles. right now my partner and i live in a yurt which will not last forever and so we have been really trying to .

    Benefits. The sectional Intelli-Pole® composite utility pole is a triumph of design excellence that solves your toughest application challenges while reducing installation costs and providing lower life-cycle costs compared to conventional poles.   San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has initiated a five year, $ million public safety fire hardening project that will replace miles of overhead power poles and transmission lines in the Cleveland National Forest—the largest such project in SDG&E history. As part of the project, nearly 2, wooden poles will be replaced with taller, longer lasting, fire-resistant .

      Hi Sbishop, I am planning on doing something simular - I asked my building inspector about using telephone poles his reply was no must be new pt. I inqured about the cost of new 6' poles - they ran over $ per pole and had a life expecancy of years. So with the cost - and/or the time to scronge up new looking poles, and being 36 now. FARM SHOW Magazine P.O. Box Lakeville, MN Order by Phone


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Breakaway timber utility pole, a survivable alternative by Richard P. Buser Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[Richard P Buser; Carol A Buser; United States. Federal Highway Administration. Office of Technology Applications.] -- The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has sponsored research to develop an economical breakaway timber.

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Work Unit No. (TRAIS) 9. Performing Organization Name and. timber utility pole into a breakaway structure was developed by the Texas Transportation Institute for FHW A.

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