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Street Lighting

(Section 16500)

PART 1 GENERAL

1.01 WORK INCLUDED

A. Contractor shall provide all materials, labor, tools, equipment, fees, permits, transportation and other items required to furnish and install street lighting as indicated or as required to accomplish Work of other sections of these specifications. Street Lighting Work shall include, but not be necessarily limited to the following:.

     1. Light standards and poles.

     2. Connections to power supply.

1.02 RELATED WORK

A. Section 03300 - Concrete

     1. Light Pole base construction.

B. Section 16010 - Basic Electrical Requirements

1.03 REFERENCES

A. The applicable provisions of the latest editions of the References listed below shall govern the Work covered under this Section, unless there is a conflict between said References and the requirements of this Section. In the case of such a conflict, the requirements of this Section shall apply.

B. American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

C. Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)

D. American Concrete Institute (ACI)

E. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

G. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

1.04 SUBMITTALS

A. Submit manufacturers standard data for materials specified in this Section in accordance with the requirements of Section 01300 of these specifications.


B. Describe what specific submittals will be required as part of the Work described under this specification. For major equipment, some of all of the following may be appropriate: pre- ordering submittals, pre-shipping submittals, quality control submittals, delivery submittals, and close-out submittals

C. Submittals generally include, but are not limited to the following:

     1. Pre-Ordering Submittals

          a. Outline Drawings

          b. Electrical Data

          c. Control Data

          d. Installation Guides and Instructions

          e. Data Indicating Conformance with these Specifications

          f. Shop Drawings

          g. Color Samples, Mock-Ups, Samples, etc.

     2. Pre-Shipping Submittals

          a. Manufacturer's Storage Recommendations

           b. Technical Manuals

          c. Parts Lists

     3. Quality Assurance Data

          a. Factory quality assurance checklists, including specific checks and tests required

          b. Factory test data

          c. Warranty

     4. Close-Out Submittals

          a. Executed Warranty

          b. Start-Up Test Reports, to verify in-place performance consistent with specified performance.

          c. Operations and Maintenance Manuals - describe in detail the required scope and contents of the manual, the publishing format, number of copies, and any special final acceptance conditions contingent upon the O&M Manual.

 

1.05 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Design and manufacture of concrete light poles shall be in accordance with AASHTO requirements for street lighting.

1.06 DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING

A. Contractor shall be responsible for proper storage of all equipment and materials to be provided as part of this specification in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and shall be responsible for security and proper handling of such equipment and materials at the project site.

B. Any materials lost, stolen, or damaged prior to Owner's final acceptance are to be replaced or repaired to the Owner's satisfaction by the Contractor at no additional cost to the Owner.


1.07 PROJECT CONDITIONS

Not Used

PART 2 PRODUCTS

2.01 MANUFACTURERS

A. Manufacturers providing materials or equipment part of this specification shall have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the design, manufacture and testing of such materials.

B. Manufacturers shall provide, upon request, verification of a consistent record of meeting or exceeding materials or performance standards as specified herein.

C. Allowable Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements, manufacturers offering Products that may be incorporated in the Work include, but are not limited to, the following:

     1. Concrete Light Poles

          a. Ameron International , Fillmore, California

2.02 CONCRETE LIGHT POLES

A. Concrete light poles shall be machine-made, prestressed, spun portland cement concrete.

     1. Aggregates shall conform to ASTM C-33 and shall be uniformly graded from 100% passing a 0.50" screen to no more than 5% passing a #100 screen.

     2. Portland cement shall conform to ASTM C-150, Type I or III, or as otherwise specified.

     3. Water used in the concrete mixture shall contain no quantities of alkali, oil or organic matter which will detrimentally affect the quality of the concrete.

B. Steel used in the manufacture of light poles shall comply with the following:

     1. Prestressing wire shall conform to ASTM A-421

          a. 5 mm wire: 234,000 psi ultimate strength

          b. 7 mm wire: 220,000 psi ultimate strength

          c. 9 mm wire: 206,000 psi ultimate strength

          d. Maximum initial prestressing force shall be the lesser of 70% of ultimate tensile strength or 80% of yield strength

     2. Mild reinforcing wire and spiral wire shall conform to ASTM A-82

          a. Spiral reinforcement shall not be less than 13 gauge.

          b. Spiral reinforcement shall continue full length of pole and shall be secured to longitudinal reinforcement.

     3. Base plates shall conform to ASTM A-36

     4. Mild deformed reinforcing bars shall conform to ASTM A-615, grades 40 and 60.

C. Aluminum castings shall conform to ASTM B-26.

D. Poles shall be designed and manufactured in accordance with standards and recommendations of the American Concrete Institute and the Prestressed Concrete Institute.

E. Poles shall be designed in accordance with AASHTO requirements for 50 year mean recurrent interval wind and ice loadings, height coefficients and factors of safety.

PART 3 EXECUTION

3.01 EXAMINATION

A. Coordinate layout and installation of light poles with other construction elements to ensure adequate headroom, working clearance, and access.

B. Examine surfaces to receive light poles for compliance with installation tolerances and other conditions affecting performance of the street lighting system. Do not proceed with installation until all unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.

3.02 METHODS OR PROCEDURES

A. Light poles shall be transported, unloaded and stored in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and as required to prevent damage prior to installation.

B. Light poles shall be installed in accordance with manufacturer's recommended practice.

3.03 INSTALLATION

A. Installation shall be performed by others.

3.04 PROTECTION

A. Contractor shall protect lights poles from damage, theft or vandalism until such time as they are accepted by Midvale Ctiy.

3.05 TESTING

Not Used

3.06 CLEANING

A. Thoroughly clean all poles and fixtures prior to final acceptance.

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