Traveling along on a highway or expressway, the general alignment and
Placed parallel to the road, they appear to be standing in a straight
The poles are not cluttered and a definite pattern
seems to have been established. However, in some cases the opposite effect
is noticed. The poles appear to be set in a disorganized fashion and the
crossarms are cluttered with an assortment of wires and attachments.
Proper planning and organization are important factors in the
efficient and dependable progress of a line construction project.
project is thoroughly evaluated and, when unusual conditions or situations
are present, special consideration must be provided to make sure that
nothing is overlooked.
Once the route is surveyed and staked, arrangements are completed to
provide the materials and supplies required to finish the project.
trained construction crews, working with proper tools and equipment, proceed
to carry out the detailed construction plan. Good workmanship is the result
of adequate and proper planning and organization.
The scope of this subcourse includes organizational planning, route
surveying, and grading.
Information on staking pole, guy anchor, and
fixture locations is provided.
It also contains information on detailed
planning and joint use of construction facilities. General information on
the use of construction vehicles is discussed in this subcourse.
This subcourse consists of three lessons and an examination.
Pole Line Layout
Joint Use Construction and
You are urged to finish this subcourse without delay; however, there
is no specific limitation on the time you may spend on any lesson or the