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CD-902 General Notes for Street Lighting GENERAL NOTES FOR STREET LIGHTING 1. All materials and workmanship shall fully conform with the National Electrical Code, the State Standard Specifications, and the City of Dublin Lighting Standard Specifications and Details. Where there is a conflict, the more restrictive shall apply. 2. The electrical contractor shall install the underground service from the electrolier to PG&E service point and terminate conduit and wires at box as directed and approved by PG&E. Risers installed on utility-owned poles shall conform to the specifications supplied by the utility company. 3. The street lights shall be kept a minimum of three (3) feet away from the edge of driveways and five (5) feet from fire hydrants. 4. CONDUIT AND FITTINGS: All conduit and fittings shall be UL approved. Use minimum 2" (Size 53) Schedule 40 PVC conduit and fittings.* The minimum radius of bends shall be 18 inches (450 mm). All bends and/or offsets shall be accomplished with factory formed sections. All empty conduit ends shall be plugged. All other conduit shall have bell ends and shall be sealed with duct seal. The underground conduit and all metal parts shall be continuously bonded and g rounded. Provide a #10 pull wire in all empty conduits. All crossings shall be perpendicular to the street. Conduit in foundations and between a foundation and nearest pull box shall be Type 1, rigid metallic. *Conduit for street liqhtinq installed in residential tracts may be 1-1/2" if suitable for the number of conductors and wire size beinq installed. 5. CONDUIT DEPTH: Conduit shall be installed at a minimum depth of 24" (600 mm) below sidewalks or planter strips and 36" (900 mm) below roadways. Refer to the specification for additional information regarding specific locations. 6. WIRE: Wire shall be UL listed 600 volt AWG NO.8 or larger with 7-strand soft copper, type THW or RHW with minimum 54 mil polyvinylchloride insulation. No mechanical means shall be used to pull wire. 7. PULL BOXES: Pull boxes shall be No. 5** as referenced in State Standard Plan ES-8. Sumps shall be constructed with a minimum depth of eight (8) inches and a minimum of six (6) inches in width outside of the pull box on all sides. Drain rock shall be 1-1/2" flat, smooth river run rock which is clean and free of dirt and debris. Pull box covers shall have brass holddown lugs and shall be inscribed "Street Lighting." A pull box shall be installed at each electrolier. Pull boxes shall not be more than 200 feet apart on long runs. Where pull boxes are subject to traffic loads, they shall be set on a concrete footing and the cover shall be cast iron or steel of sufficient strength to withstand the traffic load. **Pull boxes for individual electroliers installed in residential tracts shall be #3-1/2. 8. FUSES: Fuses shall be located in the pull box adjacent to each electrolier. Overcurrent protection shall also be provided at each service point. Each pole shall be fused with waterproof in-line fuse holders at each adjacent pull box with a 10 amp fuse. Contractor shall provide pull box in addition to PG&E service box, fuse holders, and fuses. Duplex lights shall be individually fused. 9. SPLICING: All splices shall be made in pull boxes only. Splices shall be made with "e" type compression fittings and insulated by Method B as shown in State Standard Plan ES-13A. 10. POLE NUMBERS: Contractor shall place pole numbers in accordance with PG&E requirements. GENERAL NOTES FOR STREET liGHTING SCALE: NOT TO SCALE DATE: SEPTEMBER 13, 2006 DRAWN BY: LDH V:\CAD\NEW STANDARDS CD-902