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CITY OF GLENDALE ARIZONA
Table of Contents Table of Contents Introduction Utility Service Area Map Fixture Type Map Streetlight Fixture Selection and Usage Streetlight Spacing Guideline Policy Developers Checklist Design Guidelines Fee Schedule General Notes General Light Poles Foundation / Embedment Foundation Embedment Luminaires Wiring Salt River Project Service Area Arizona Public Service Service Area Grounding Junction boxes Trench Conduit Connections Arizona Public Service Area Salt River Project Area Light Pole Identification Restoration Performance Warranty Design Distribution Standards (SRP Only) Electrical Equipment Installation Specification 1 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 19 23
General Material Definitions Light Poles Wood Poles Foundations Embedded Luminaires Lamps Glare Shields Grounding Devices Junction Boxes Trench Conduit Cable Connections Salt River Project Service Area Arizona Public Service Service Area Light Pole Identification Lighting and Electrical Materials Specifications General Inspection Certification Light Poles Inspection Coating Electrical Cables Arizona Public Service Area Salt River Project Area Conduit and Fittings Concrete Junction Box Plastic Junction Box Cast-In-Place Electrical Vault 33 Junction Boxes Luminaires High Pressure Sodium Luminaires Lamps High Pressure Sodium Cable Connecting Devices Salt River Project Service Area Arizona Public Service Service Area Cable Connectors Cable Connector Kits Grounding Devices
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APS 12' X 8' High Rise Mast Arm 4'3" X 8' Mast Arm Embedded Pole Detail Pole Foundation Detail Appendix .Arterial 1'8" X 6' Mast Arm .APS 3' X 8' Mast Arm .APS 8' X 8' Mast Arm .Circuit and Light Pole Identification Photo Electric Controls Key Unit Location Details Key Unit Location Key Unit Location Details HPS Cobra Head Fixture 100 Watt HPS Shoe Box 250 Watt HPS Shoe Box HPS Post Top Fixture 22' Pole on Foundation Square Decorative Pole Residential Pole Square Decorative Pole 31' SRP Arterial Pole Residential Post Top Pole Arterial Embedded (APS) Modified Pole for Signal Base Median Mounted Pole 3' Radius SRP .Residential 6' Radius SRP .Ordinances Outdoor Light Control Utility Underground Regulations Development Plan Review Sample Plans 37 37 K1 K2 F4 F5 F6 F7 P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 PF1 PF2 3 .
4 . but is not limited to developers. Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project. A map of the service areas is provided on the following page. Notes 2 The City of Glendale is serviced by two electric utility companies. The developer should become familiar with these procedures in order to expedite approval of plans. Streetlight Management at 930-2940. Note 1 The term developer is an inclusive term and includes. The developer should be aware that different standards and specifications exist in each service area.Introduction The purpose of this manual is to establish standards for the design and installation of street lighting in the City of Glendale in order to provide adequate and uniform lighting of streets and other travel-ways. contractors and/or subcontractors concerning services and responsibilities addressed throughout this manual. Any questions concerning street lighting may be addressed by calling the Transportation Department. engineers.
Streetlight Fixture Selection and Usage High Pressure Sodium 100 Watt Residential Arrowhead Ranch 51 Av – 67 Av Deer Valley – Beardsley (F5) 51 Av – 83 Av Hills – Beardsley Union (F7) 51 Av – 83 Av Union Hills – Beardsley (F7) Standard Streetlight Throughout the City (F4) Standard Streetlight Throughout the City (F4) Standard Streetlight Throughout the City (F4) 150 Watt Collector 250 Watt Arterial Airport and Downtown (F6) 400 Watt Arterial Shoe Box Post Top Cobra Head Standard Streetlight Throughout the City (F4) 7 .
STREETLIGHT SPACING GUIDELINE STREET WIDTH ROADWAY AREA/DENSITY MINIMUM RECOMMENDED SPACING 200 FT 200 FT 200 FT 200 FT 200 FT 200 FT 200 FT 133 FT 100 FT 100 FT 150 FT 100 FT 150 FT 100 FT 133 FT 120 FT 110 FT 110 FT 100 FT 100 FT 100 FT 100 FT POLE ARRANGEMENT ONE SIDE ONE SIDE ONE SIDE STAGGERED ONE SIDE ONE SIDE ONE SIDE STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED STAGGERED MOUNTING HEIGHT 26' HPS 26' HPS 26' HPS 26' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 32' HPS 35' HPS 35' HPS (FACE OF CURB) CLASSIFICATION CLASSIFICATION LUMEN 28 FOOT 31 FOOT 35 FOOT 35 FOOT 39 FOOT 39 FOOT 43 FOOT 43 FOOT 43 FOOT 47 FOOT 52 FOOT 52 FOOT 56 FOOT 56 FOOT 56 FOOT 68 FOOT 68 FOOT 68 FOOT 78 FOOT 88 FOOT 88 FOOT 94 FOOT RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL COLLECTOR RESIDENTIAL COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR COLLECTOR ARTERIAL ARTERIAL ARTERIAL ARTERIAL ARTERIAL ARTERIAL ARTERIAL LOCAL/LOW LOCAL/LOW LOCAL/LOW COLLECTOR/LOW LOCAL/HIGH COLLECTOR/LOW COLLECTOR/HIGH COLLECTOR/LOW COLLECTOR/HIGH COLLECTOR/HIGH COLLECTOR/LOW COLLECTOR/HIGH COLLECTOR/LOW COLLECTOR/HIGH COLLECTOR/HIGH ARTERIAL/LOW ATERIAL/HIGH ATERIAL/HIGH ATERIAL/HIGH ARTERIAL/LOW ATERIAL/HIGH ATERIAL/HIGH 9500 9500 9500 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 8 .
condominiums.Policy Under the provisions of the Glendale City Code. Design conflicts shall be resolved by the developer to the satisfaction of the electrical utility company. six (6) sets of plans. etc. The developer shall retain a professional engineer of the appropriate discipline. material quantities and product literature shall be submitted for approval.the utility company (by the Streetlight Management) 1. Street lighting plans shall be submitted at the service counter at the Development Services Center (second floor. are responsible for all design and installation costs of street lighting on public streets peripheral to their projects. Illumination design shall follow the recommendation of the American National Standard Practice for Roadway Lighting. Once final review has been completed. It shall be the developer’s responsibility to coordinate conflicts with all electric utility company equipment without compromise to the uniformity in the lighting design. commercial/industrial projects. Approval is limited to six (6) months and may be renewed for another six (6) months if requirements have not changed. with light loss factors of . affecting power service and/or common trench.retained for streetlight contractor The developer shall pay all related permit and power connection fees and is responsible for notifying the electric utility company of any design changes.76 (HPS).Street Lighting (Streetlight Management) 1. Municipal Building) or by mail/carrier addressed to: City of Glendale Development Services Center 5850 West Glendale Avenue Glendale. the four (4) sets will be distributed as follows: 1.. registered in the State of Arizona. Arizona 85301 The developer shall submit six (6) sets of plans. 9 . Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES). specifications. apartments. When the plans have been stamped approved. shall be used to determine conformity with IES and city street lighting design guidelines. specifications and electrical engineering requirements for the first review. The luminance criteria. IES RP-8. to prepare the lighting system design and appropriate calculations relative to illumination levels.Building Safety 1. developers of residential subdivisions.
A final inspection of the streetlight installation will be accomplished by the City of Glendale Transportation and Building Safety Departments. 10 . to the satisfaction of the City. The developer shall be responsible for the actions of the contractor installing the street lighting system. If necessary. approval for power connection will be transmitted to the electric utility company by the Transportation Department. When corrective action has been accomplished. a list of discrepancies will be submitted to the contractor for corrective action. All streetlights shall be connected to the permanent power supply and functioning properly before final acceptance of the street lighting installation.The installation and inspection of street lighting shall be accomplished in a timely manner.
By Street Light Management City authorizes utility company to energize lighting. Submit to Development Services Center Approved plans submitted for distribution.Developer’s Checklist Checklist: Obtain copy of Street Lighting Manual. Distribution per schedule stated in policy Electrical contractor obtains permits Right of way & building Electrical contractor installs street lights. Retain professional engineer of appropriate discipline. Scale to be 1"=100' Plans submitted for first review. By Street Light Management Contractor warranty material and workmanship. Per City of Glendale stamped approved plans only Utility company plans are supplemental to city plans Electrical contractor calls for inspection 48 hours in advance. For one year from date of acceptance 11 . For plan preparation per Street Light Manual Engineer prepares street light plans.
Special effort shall be made during the design stage to assure that one (1) or more streetlights are located at each intersection. (See Spacing Guideline page 8) Wire and conduit sizes shall be in accordance with the needs of the circuit except conduit smaller than two and a half (2 ½”) inch shall not be used from pull box to pull box. Wire shall be sized according to the requirements of the utility company supplying electrical service to the streetlight fixture. All cul-de-sacs shall have at least one (1) streetlight.9. Collector and residential streets will have a three (3) foot minimum clearance from back of curb. A photo control shall be mounted on each luminaire. Section 107.76 (HPS).Design Guidelines It is the responsibility of the professional engineer. paving and driveways that are disturbed during streetlight construction to their original condition in conformance with Maricopa Association of Governments Specifications. Conduit smaller than one (1) inch shall not be used from pull box to the pole. Arterial streets with no sidewalk will have a six (6) foot clearance from back of curb to the light pole. (See Key Unit Locations pages K1 & K2) Pole spacing shall result in a luminance rating that is within the IES RP-8 guidelines. landscaping. If a sidewalk is planned. Exposed conduit and conduit on structures shall be rigid metal. using a light loss factor of . The layout and design shall include existing and possible future streetlight location information for all streets adjacent to and across from the proposed development. The City of Glendale may require the developer to encase conduits in concrete under driveways or other vehicular traffic areas. It is the developer’s responsibility to provide the City inspector with the appropriate list(s) of completed streetlight locations for which power is requested. Streetlight poles shall be numbered according to the numbering system provided by the electric utility company. All poles installed on arterial streets shall be installed on a concrete foundation. light poles will be one (1) foot back of walk. Poles in residential areas shall be embedded. The underground trenching shall include PVC conduit in accordance with the electric utility company standards. designing the streetlight system. to coordinate with the electric utility company supplying the power for trench and transformer locations. 12 . It is the contractor’s responsibility to restore all property.
Glendale Ave Glendale AZ.Fee Schedule The following fees will be required for street lighting related improvements within the public rights-of-way and within public utility easements: Base Right-of-Way Fee (Per Project) Streetlight Construction Permit Fee (Per Streetlight) Building Safety Dept. Electrical Permit Fee (Per Streetlight) Permits are issued at: City of Glendale Development Services Center (second floor) 5850 W. 85301 13 .
this document shall take precedence. 14 .General Notes The following information is provided to emphasize critical work and is intended to supplement the specifications. Prior to submitting a proposal. The contractor shall not proceed with any work until the Transportation Director renders a decision. electrical. the contractor shall verify dimensions at the site and immediately report any discrepancies to the Streetlight Management. • One electrical inspection permit for each installation. The contractor shall obtain the following permits prior to the installation of street lighting: • One project underground utilities (right-of-way) permit. and shall be bound in a folder and submitted at the time of permit application. No extra charges or compensation will be allowed for the differences in actual dimensions and dimensions indicated on the drawings. Prior to ordering any materials or doing any work. • One street lighting permit for each installation. General The electrical contractor shall comply with all licensing requirements set forth by the State Registrar of Contractors’ office to perform work relating to streetlight installation in the city right-of-way. (See schedule for permit) The City’s Streetlight Management Section shall be contacted 48 hours prior to starting the work. Alternatives shall be pre-approved by the Transportation Director. The submittal package shall consist of three (3) copies of the specifications for materials and equipment to be installed. Approval of alternative products shall be on an equal basis with the product specified and shall be submitted a minimum of ten (10) days prior to bid opening. Luminaires and lamps shall meet or exceed the photometric. and mechanical requirements for the specified products. Structural calculations shall be furnished for alternate products and certified by a structural engineer. No subsequent allowance will be made in connection with or on behalf of the contractor for any errors or negligence on his part. Should there be a conflict with the specifications. The contractor shall comply with State and City statutes along with the manufacturer’s recommendations. the bidder shall examine all general construction drawings and visit the construction site to become familiar with existing conditions under which he will operate. registered in the state of Arizona.
Foundation / Embedment Foundations: The hole for the foundation shall be augured or hand dug. must be installed. dirt or any other substance. The top of the foundation shall be three (3) inches above finished grade. Poles shall be set plumb in two directions 90 degrees apart. any exception shall be pre-approved by the City’s Streetlight Management Section. adjusted to provide the proper alignment to the roadway being lighted and be properly grounded when the installation is complete. Streetlight Management shall inspect the work before the concrete is poured and must be contacted 48 hours before the scheduled pouring. A lead-in copper bond wire (#6) shall be installed in a separate 1” conduit up through the excavation for pole grounding. 15 .All streetlights. Luminaires Luminaires shall be installed level and shall include a lamp and photocell. Anchor bolts will be set in place and supported by the use of a template (supplied by the contractor) to maintain the true bolt circle before the concrete is poured. D-2922 and D-3017. And surplus excavation shall be legally disposed of by the contractor. Embedment: Direct buried poles shall be set in a round hole. including service line stubouts. Surplus excavation materials shall be legally disposed of by the contractor. Contractor shall assure that the luminaires are free of dust. A ground rod shall be installed in the pull box or next to the excavated hole in undisturbed soil. trowel finished and level. Anchor bolts installed in foundations shall be provided with double nuts and washers. which would impair the output of the light prior to leaving the site. Luminaires furnished with multi-tap ballast shall be rewired or reconnected to match the voltage supplied by the electric utility company. the contractor shall pick up the poles from city storage and shall be responsible for their care until installed and accepted by the city (on City Projects). If light poles are furnished by the city. augured five (5) feet into undisturbed earth. Light Poles Light poles shall be installed plumb. within new planned developments or relocation projects. per the utility company requirement. Using a backhoe is strictly prohibited for direct bury poles. Backfill shall be compacted to 85% of maximum density as determined by ASTM D698. inspected by the City of Glendale and city clearances issued before the utility company will install any wiring for the distribution system. twelve (12) inch diameter. Hand tamping of native soil with pneumatic or vibrating equipment is the acceptable method of compaction.
Wiring between underground junction boxes. driven outside the area excavated for the pole. Salt River Project Service Area: Streetlight poles shall be wired for 120 volt in SRP area. 16 . Grounding Each pole foundation shall have a 8' X 5/8" copper clad ground rod. Connections in the J-box will be made by SRP. Wiring from the J-box to the base of the pole or the pole’s hand hole shall consist of 2-#6 AI XLPE and 1-#6 bare solid copper (bond). Products damaged or rendered non-working by the contractor shall be replaced at the contractor’s expense (on City Projects). Fixtures over 100 watts are to be wired 240 volt. A #6 bare copper lead shall be used between the ground rod and the landing lug. it shall be replaced at no expense to the contractor. for up to and including 100 watt fixtures. APS will make the connection in the J-box. Wiring between underground junction boxes. Wiring color for power shall be properly identified. It is the contractor’s responsibility to contact APS for the correct voltage to be supplied. APS can provide 277 volt on some commercial projects. Wiring (by service area) Arizona Public Service Area: Streetlight poles shall be wired for 120 volt.If luminaires are furnished by the city and supplied from stock with a lamp and photocell each may be furnished in separate cartons and assembled by the contractor. Junction boxes Junction boxes are furnished by the contractor. Conductors are to be installed from ballast of luminaire to Jbox. If a product furnished by the city is defective. Excavation for junction boxes and material specifications shall be per the utility company standards. Wiring from the transformer to the pole’s flush mounted J-box shall consist of either 1-#6AI XLPE TX or 1-#4/OAL XLPE TX. Wire color for power shall be properly identified. shall be provided and installed by the utility company supplying power. Wiring shall consist of 2-#12 single conductor and 1-#12 single conductor (bond) type XHHW or THWN pulled from the pole’s hand hole or the base of the pole to the luminaire. shall be provided and installed by the utility company supplying power. The contractor shall pick up the products from city storage and shall be responsible for their care until installed and accepted by the city. Ground rods maybe located in the J-box when required by the utility company. Wiring for fixtures shall be installed per Arizona Public Service requirements.
J-box fusing shall meet APS requirements. All conduit which will not have circuit wire or cable pulled into it during construction shall have a #10 AWG. This cartridge fuse size is 13/32" X 1 ½". Conduit (further SRP requirements Distribution Design Standards at end of this section) Conduit shall be installed at the depth specified on the plans. copper clad or aluminum clad pull wire installed in it and the ends sealed in a NEC approved manner to keep all moisture and foreign matter out of the conduit. A kit utilizing a 10 amp KTK-R fuse on the hot leg of the circuit shall be employed and shall be a quick disconnect type. 600 volt that will accept the 10 amp Thon time-delay fuses “FNQ 10". Fuse kits shall be installed so that the exposed end shall be free of energized parts when disconnected. When required. The use of a common electric utility company trench is permitted. Fuse holder shall be installed so that the exposed end shall be free of energized parts when disconnected. the contractor shall encase conduits in concrete at street. NEC approved grounding clamps or Cadweld fusion bonded connections shall be used for bonding bare bond wire and for connections to ground rods. Salt River Project (SRP) Service Area: Cable connection in the hand holes or bases of light poles shall be accomplished by the use of factory pre-assembled cable connector kits. 17 . APS to make the connection in the J-box to its distribution system after city clearances have been issued.Trench Trench shall be installed per the utility company standards. Quick disconnect type fuse holders shall be equal to or better than Bussman BK/HEB-AA 30 amp. Fusing is to be installed on each energized conductor of the circuit. It is the contractor’s responsibility to contact the utility company for coordination of trench and the installation of conduit. Each conduit shall terminate in each pull box and/or pole foundation. railroad. Conduit shall be per the utility company requirement. and driveway crossings. Elbows shall be the same size as the conduit. Connections (By Service Area) Arizona Public Service (APS) Service Area: Fusing is to be located in the hand holes or bases of light poles.
it shall be replaced immediately and retested. from sunset to sunrise for two (2) consecutive days without interruption or failure. The contractor will coordinate the installation of pole numbers with the utility company. paving and driveways that are disturbed during streetlight construction to their original condition in conformance with Maricopa Association of Governments Specifications. two inches (2”) high. malfunction of materials and/or equipment. Section 107. failure. NEC approved grounding clamps connections shall be used for bonding bare bond wire and for connection to ground rods. Light Pole Identification The contractor shall furnish and install a number on each light pole. This guarantee is to be in writing to the City at the time of issuing final acceptance.9. the contractor shall energize and operate the entire roadway lighting system. Pole numbers will be on the plans provided by the utility company. Performance Prior to acceptance. 18 . Warranty The contractor shall guarantee all work for a period of one (1) year from the date of final acceptance by the Streetlight Management. If a lamp or ballast should fail. Pole identification should be yellow letters/numbers on black background.Splices in the junction boxes shall be prohibited. Split bolt connector and wire nut type devices are prohibited in all splices. Streetlight pole identification and specifications will be provided by the utility company supplying power. Work found to be defective within the warranty period shall be replaced without cost to the city. against defects in workmanship. landscaping. Connections shall be made using the 2 or 4 molder rubber insulated set screw bar connectors per the utility company’s requirements. Restoration It is the contractor’s responsibility to restore all property.
Design Distribution Standards Salt River Project Service Area Only 19 .
Electrical Equipment Installation Specification
General The work described in this section shall consist of furnishing and installing electrical material and equipment complete and ready for service at the locations and grades shown on the plans or as ordered by the Transportation Director. All installations shall be in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and shall also conform to the City of Glendale laws and codes governing such work. The Contractor or Developer shall apply for and pay all permit fees associated with the construction, development, plan review, power connection and inspection of the street lighting system. In order to provide all necessary requirements for the proposed street lighting system, the contractor shall cooperate with the electric utility company which will furnish electrical service. Material New, first quality materials shall be furnished. Materials shall comply, when applicable, with the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) requirements. The material shall also comply with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and City of Glendale Codes where appropriate. All electrical parts, wire, switches, and other elements of the installation shall be of ample capacity to carry the required current without excessive heating or causing an excessive drop of potential. At the time of requesting permits, the contractor or developer will submit cut sheets including a materials list to the Transportation Department, Streetlight Management for approval. After approval by the Transportation Director, such submittals shall be taken as supplemental to, but in no sense a substitute for, the original approved plans. Contractors are cautioned not to purchase materials in advance of submittal approval. Except as otherwise provided herein, each individual item of equipment shall bear a nameplate, or other type of indelible marking or brand that shall identify it as to type, catalog number and manufacturer. Definitions In general, definitions of electrical terms used shall be in accordance with the American ANSI/IES RP-8. Exceptions as follows: A Luminaire shall include direct appurtenances such as a reflector, refractor, housing and supports that are integral with the housing and ballasts when applicable.
A Lamp shall be considered to be the bulb or light source employed. A Light Pole shall be considered to include anchor bolts, nuts, nut cover, pole shaft, bracket arm if required, and integral hardware to support luminaires. Light Poles Light poles conforming to approved shop drawings shall be installed upon the completed concrete foundations or other specified type of installation. Poles shall be plumb or aligned by using double nuts and washers or other specified method. After the installation, each light pole shall be adequately grounded as provided for these specifications, and shall have hand hole and base covers fastened in place. After erection, poles shall be inspected for defects in the surfaces. Minor scratches (any scratch that does not expose the primer coat) shall be given two (2) coats of an approved zinc-rich paint. The second coat shall not be applied until after the first coat has completely dried. Poles having major scratches or defects (any scratch that exposes the metal or gouges in pole) will not be accepted. Wood Poles Existing wood electrical distribution system poles may be used for mounting of streetlights only if approved by the Streetlight Management and the electric utility company agrees that there is no other way to install the light. Use of these existing wood poles will be permitted only in exceptional cases. Luminaires mounted on existing wood poles shall be installed by the electric utility company regardless of service area. The developer shall coordinate the design and installation of the luminaires with the electric utility company and pay all attachment costs. The developer is not permitted to climb on or attach to electric utility company wood poles. Foundations Excavation for foundations shall be completed as near as practical to the dimensions shown for the foundations. Concrete shall be cast-in-place, Class A, and construction shall be in accordance with (MAG) 725 except that forms will not be required for portions of foundations extending more than six (6) inches below the ground line, unless the soil does not have sufficient compaction. Where, in the opinion of the Transportation Director, an excavation for a foundation has revealed an unstable condition at the bottom of the excavation, or caving of the sides of the excavation has been excessive, the foundation shall be deepened or enlarged in size as directed by the Transportation Director. Payment for additional quantities of excavation and foundation concrete required by the Transportation Director for this purpose shall be made by supplemental agreement on City of Glendale projects.
Backfill shall be compacted to 85% of maximum density as determined by ASTM D-2922 and D-3017 or AASHTO T-99 and T-191. Hand tamping of native soil with pneumatic or vibrating equipment is the acceptable method of compaction. excavated spaces around the foundations shall be backfilled with suitable material placed and tamped in six (6) inch thick layers in accordance with (MAG) 206. Disturbed facilities shall be restored to their original condition. per standard details. Using a backhoe is strictly prohibited for direct bury poles. Lamps 25 . Contractor shall wait at least 72 hours before setting streetlight poles on new concrete foundations. Pole shall be set plumb in two (2) directions 90 degrees apart. Disturbed facilities shall be restored as specified. The Transportation Director may require the contractor to clean all streetlight luminaires prior to completing the project. The tops of foundations shall be finished smooth and level. Discarded materials will be disposed of legally. ANSI wattage labels shall be install on the rear portion of the luminaire and visible from the ground when the installation is completed.Reinforcing steel as specified shall be placed in accordance with (MAG) 727 or (ADOT) 1003. Discarded materials will be disposed of legally. Luminaires Light pole luminaires shall be adjusted vertically and horizontally to provide the required mounting height and the specified alignment with the roadway. Embedded Direct buried poles shall be set in a twelve (12) inch diameter hole augured to the appropriate depth. Reflectors shall be cleaned with a detergent and reflectors cleaned with an approved cleaner to provide the maximum lumen output possible. to support the pole in undisturbed earth. Anchor bolts for light poles shall be installed in the foundations in conformance with approved shop drawings and anchor bolt setting templates provided by contractor. After the forms have been removed.
or stabilized aggregate shoulders shall consist of ABC slurry with one (1) sack cement. Backfill material for trenches in other areas shall consist of suitable soil or granular material in conformance with (MAG) 702. Conduit 26 . Junction boxes for street crossing shall be furnished and installed by the contractor. Junction Boxes Junction boxes shall be provided by the contractor per the electric utility company standards. NEC approved grounding clamps or Cadweld fusion bonded connections shall be used for bonding bare bond wire and for connection to ground rods. Trench Trenching shall be accomplished per the electric utility company standards. Backfill material for trenches in areas of pavement. Glare Shields Glare shields shall be furnished and installed where designated by Streetlight Management. which are disturbed during construction. It shall be installed in pull box or in undisturbed soil per utility company requirement. All property. Ground Devices A ground device unit shall consist of one 8' X 5/8" copper clad ground rod driven outside the area excavated for the pole foundation. A #6 bare bond copper lead shall be installed to connect the ground rod to the pole grounding lugs. The shields shall be obtained from the manufacturer of the luminaires with which they are to be used. paved shoulders.The specified types of lamps shall be furnished and properly installed in the approved luminaires. shall be restored to original condition. landscaping and driveways. Trench backfill shall be placed in layers not to exceed four (4) inches in thickness and compacted with mechanical tampers or other approved mechanical compactors as directed and approved by the Transportation Director and in conformance with (MAG) 601. Excess and discarded materials shall be disposed of legally.
the encasement shall be concrete slurry. Where the size is not specified. Cable Copper wire cables of the types and sizes required shall be install as designed or as ordered.Conduit of the type and size shown on the plans shall be installed at locations designated by the plans or as directed. Where underground conduits are required to be encased. 27 . Mix shall consist of one-half (1/2)) bag of cement to ten (10) cubic yards of ABC per MAG Specifications. Bends in conduit will not be injured and the internal diameter at the bend will not be reduced. locknuts shall be provided to fasten the conduit to the junction box and a lead washer shall be installed under each locknut to weatherproof the connection. which is compatible with the cable jacket.10 AWG copper-clad or aluminum-clad pull wire installed in it and the ends shall be closed with capped bushings or otherwise sealed in an approved manner to completely keep all water and foreign matter out of the conduit. all conduit which will not have circuit wire or cable pulled into it during construction shall have a No. the bore diameter shall not exceed the outside diameter of the conduit by more than five (5) percent. The radius of any field bend shall be not less than twelve (12) times the internal diameter of the conduit. Where conduit enters a junction box through a slip hole. Exothermically welded joints in structure grounding systems are not considered splices. the developer shall submit to the City Transportation Director for approval. No splices will be permitted between terminations. The total bending between adjacent junction boxes shall not exceed 180 degrees and the total bending between adjacent light poles shall not exceed 270 degrees. Equivalent temporary sealing approved by the Streetlight Management shall be provided immediately after placement of the conduit where conductors of cable are not installed promptly in the conduit. Terminal points of all conduits containing wire or cable shall be completely sealed in an approved manner with a removable sealing compound or a molded plastic or rubber device. Any obstructions in the conduit shall be removed. the insulation and the conduit material. Conduit fill shall comply with the National Electrical Code. Bends in conduit shall be used only when absolutely necessary. After installation. Conduit to be placed under pavements or paved shoulders may be installed by horizontal drilling or jacking methods subject to the approval of Streetlight Management. The Contractor shall check each conduit run by rodding or by pushing a mandrel through the conduit run. If the drilling method is used. plans showing the size and location of each conduit and the number and size of wires contained in each.
Connector kits used in cable connections installed at the last light pole or pull box on a circuit shall have the vacant wire opening plugged in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations. The identification shall consist of yellow letters/numbers on black background two inches (2”) high. or in junction boxes shall be accomplished by the use of approved factory pre-assembled cable connector kits and. the kits shall be of a quick disconnect type. as indicated on the utility company plans. the kit used in the hot leg shall be of a fused type. in addition. Cable connections in junction boxes. One (1) inch dye cut letters shall be heat applied to self-stick engineer grade sheeting of a color specified by the utility company. and all enclosures below ground line shall be accomplished by the use of approved factory preassembled cable connector kits or other connecting devices approved by the Transportation Director. all exposed cable ends shall be adequately protected by enclosing in plastic bags. The number shall be assembled as a vertical label and applied to the streetlight poles on the quadrant of the surface on the pole that faces oncoming traffic. Connections in the Jboxes shall be made by APS. taping or other approved means. dye cut from engineer grade reflectorized sheeting. Where used in hand holes. The top of the label shall be installed eight (8) feet above the ground line. The installation of the label and application of the sealant shall be when the ambient temperature is above 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The kits shall be of a quick disconnect type. on each light pole. Lighting and Electrical Materials Specifications General 28 . other junction boxes. in addition. Arizona Public Service Area Cable connections in the hand holes or bases of all light poles shall be accomplished by the use of approved factory pre-assembled cable connector kits and.Connections Salt River Project Service Area Cable connections in the hand holes or bases of all light poles. Until cable connections have been completed. the kit used in the hot leg shall be of a fused type. Light pole identification The Contractor shall furnish and install a pole number.
anchor bolts and shall conform to the following: Tapered pole shafts shall be fabricated from sheet steel of weld able grade. Certification When required by the Transportation Director. be based on a wind speed of 80 miles per hour. Poles and self-supporting mast arms shall include shafts. Hand holes in the base of the poles shall conform to the details shown on the standard drawings. Light Poles These specifications cover materials and manufacturing methods to be used in the fabrication of light poles used to support luminaires. bases. When the sections are butt-welded together. Pole design shall conform to minimum requirements of the AASHTO specifications cited. grade B. except that the design wind load shall. Each section shall be fabricated from not more than two (2) pieces of sheet metal. When two (2) pieces are used. the longitudinal welded seams shall be directly opposite one another. When required by the Streetlight Management. seams shall be directly opposite one another. type. size and manufacturer’s markings and documentation of this data. random samples will be selected from the material delivered or at the place of manufacture or warehouse prior to delivery. which conforms to the minimum strength requirements of ASTM A53. Pole shafts shall be straight. but is not limited to the identification of the item. Any material permitted by the AASHTO “specifications for the Design and Construction of Structural Supports Highway Luminaires” may be used in this item. with a permissive variation not to exceed one (1) inch measured at the midpoint. except fillet welds. Such inspection will include. When the sections are butt welded. and a nominal diameter indicated on the standard drawings. 29 .Lighting and electrical materials covered by these specifications shall be inspected and certified as follows: Inspection Lighting and electrical materials are subject to inspection at the project site.14 inches in diameter per linear foot shall be required unless otherwise specified. A taper rate of 0. which shall meet or exceed the minimum strength requirements of ASTM A36. in all cases. the longitudinal welded seams on adjacent sections shall be placed to form continuous straight seams from base to top of pole. certified test data shall be furnished. shall be ground flush with the base metal. All welds shall be continuous and any exposed welds. Standard pipe pole shafts shall be fabricated from standard weight structural steel.
mast arms. The anchor bolts. to the satisfaction of the Transportation Director. Mast arms for standard steel poles that are not tapered shall be fabricated from two (2) inch Schedule 40 steel pipe as specified in ASTM A120. washers. washers. length and gauge number.A metal tag shall be permanently attached to the pole above the hand hole stating the manufacturer’s name. pole drawing number. A structural engineer’s certification indicating compliance with the AASHTO criteria and this specification. Tapered mast arms shall be fabricated from sheet metal conforming to the requirements of ASTM A36. and shall conform to the dimensions shown on the standard drawings. A metal tag shall be permanently attached to the side of the mast arm near the base stating the manufacturer’s name. Bolt covers shall be furnished with each pole and shall be finished in the same manner as the poles. Standard anchor bolts. and nuts shall be fully galvanized in accordance with the requirements of ASTM A153. Alternative pole designs shall be submitted to the Transportation Director for approval and shall be certified by a structural engineer. and appurtenances shall be furnished. All anchor bolts shall be threaded at the top and shall have an “L” bend at the bottom unless otherwise specified. A taper rate of 0. mast arm and pole drawing number. Pole shall have a standard weld base plate. and nuts for mast arms shall be fabricated from steel conforming to the requirements of ASTM A325 and shall be electro-galvanized in accordance with the requirements of ASTM B633. as being structurally equivalent to 30 . The pipe shall be one (1) piece and free from burrs and sharp edges.14 inches change in diameter per linear foot shall be required unless otherwise specified. and shop drawings covering the specified material requirements for signal poles. Standard bases shall be fabricated from structural steel plates conforming to the minimum strength requirements of ASTM A36. Supports not specifically detailed and alternates shall demonstrate. All bolts. Split cover base covers shall be furnished when specified in lieu of bolt covers for square designed poles. and double nuts shall be fabricated from steel conforming to the strength requirements of ASTM A36. washers. pole type per the Department’s standard drawings. Mast arms shall be bent to the dimensions and curvature shown on the standard drawings. Exposed surfaces shall be neatly rounded to a 1/8 inch radius. shaft length and gauge number. pole type per the Department’s standard drawings.
for up to and including 100 watt fixtures. the gauge of steel specified and the nominal thickness may vary as long as the developed strengths are applicable and comply with the AASHTO Specifications. The general appearance of the alternative structures shall be the same as detailed on the drawings. All cable shall be properly identified by color. Fixtures over 100 watts are to be wired 240 volt. Salt River Project Service Area: Streetlight poles shall be wired for 120 volt in SRP area. Conductors are to be installed from ballast of luminaire to Jbox. Wiring between underground junction boxes. It is the contractor’s responsibility to contact APS for the correct voltage to be supplied. Wiring color for power shall be properly identified. Approval of subsequently produced poles will generally be based on Departmental evaluation of mil tests and factory certified test results on the materials and fabricated components. mil thickness and coating appearance at the factory prior to delivery. APS will make the connection in the J-box. Wiring for fixtures shall be installed per Arizona Public Service requirements. Galvanizing shall meet ASTM A123 specifications where poles are required to be galvanized. Inspections shall be performed on poles selected at random from a lot produced for the department. Coating The coating described below shall pertain to all streetlight poles and mast arms. For the purposes of complying with these specifications and drawings. Electrical Cables This item shall consist of insulated conductor cables to be used for streetlight pole service. APS can provide 277 volt on some commercial projects.the specified design. Paint shall be Val Spar 40 series (color) or approved equal. 31 . All cable shall meet requirements of the National Electrical Code. Inspection The Transportation Director may require the approval of poles to be based on a complete inspection of welds. shall be provided and installed by the utility company supplying power. Arizona Public Service Area: Streetlight poles shall be wired for 120 volt.
shall be provided and installed by the utility company supplying power. 7 No. Concrete Pull Box Concrete junction boxes shall conform with ADOT Specification Section 732 and Standard Drawings T. Cast-in-Place Electrical Vault In paved areas where high voltage distribution is part of the project scope. 3 ½ No. manufactured from high impact material and shall be rated for use at 90 degrees Centigrade. 1-6. 32 .S. Conduit and Fittings Conduit and fittings shall be rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) non-metallic type conforming to the requirements of UL 651 for rigid non-metallic conduit. 5 No. Wiring between underground junction boxes. Of Splices 3 6 9 Extensions may be added to increase the capacity of a No. 5 pull box to three (3) circuits and a no. heavy wall.S. Alternative Junction Boxes Alternative designs and material for junction boxes shall be submitted to the City Transportation Director for approval. Wire color for power shall be properly identified. Of Circuits 1 2 3 No. Additional circuits and splices shall be contained in multiple junction boxes. Wiring from the J-box to the base of the pole or the pole’s hand hole shall consist of 2-#6 AI XLPE and 1-#6 bare solid copper (bond).Wiring from the transformer to the pole’s flush mounted J-box shall consist of either 1-#6AI XLPE TX or 1-#4/OAL XLPE TX. 7 pull box to four (4) circuits. Junction Boxes This specification covers junction boxes of the sizes and types shown on the plans. 1-1 through T. Pull box capacity for electrical splices shall conform to the following: Pull Box Size No. Connections in the J-box will be made by SRP. Wiring shall consist of 2-#12 single conductor and 1-#12 single conductor (bond) type XHHW or THWN pulled from the pole’s hand hole or the base of the pole to the luminaire. PVC conduit and fittings shall be schedule 40 gray. cast-in-place electrical vaults and manholes shall conform to the parent utility company’s requirements and shall be submitted to Streetlight Management for approval.
High Pressure Sodium Luminaires Pre-qualified luminaires for high pressure sodium lamps include the following: 100 Watt Fixtures American Electric 115-10S CA 120 R2 FG 4B. Luminaires All luminaires submitted for use in the City of Glendale shall have an independent test performed on the luminaire’s photometrics at the submitting party’s expense. Tabs for ease of installation may be attached to the junction box at the option of the contractor. 120/240 volt HPF ballast Lumec-Schreder HBS-150HPS-MC2F-QTA/120/240 volt HPF ballast-RC-GLS HBS-150HPS-SC3F-QTA/120/240 volt HPF ballast-RC-GLS 250 Watt Fixtures American Electric 125 25S CA MT1 R3 FG. 120/240 volt HPF ballast Lumec-Schreder HBS-100HPS-MC2F-QTA/120/240 volt HPF ballast-RC-GLS HBS-100HPS-SC3F-QTA/120/240 volt HPF ballast-RC-GLS 150 Watt Fixtures American Electric 115-15S CA 120 R2 FG 4B. 120/240 volt HPF ballast General Electric M2RC15SOA2GMC3. All seams shall be continuously welded and shall conform to the dimensions and details shown on the project plans. The cover shall be made to fit securely and shall be held in place with a minimum of four (4) stainless steel machine screws. Submittal shall be made to the City of Glendale by formatted computer disk based on the Illuminating Engineering Society Standards for roadway luminaires. 120/240 volt HPF ballast General Electric M2RC10SOA2GMC3.Metal junction boxes and covers for installation in concrete structures shall be fabricated from a minimum of 16 gauge type 304 stainless steel. 120/240 volt HPF ballast General Electric 33 . A neoprene gasket with a thickness of 1/8 inch shall fit between the box and cover.
120/240 volt HPF Ballast 400 Watt Fixtures American Electric 125 40S CA MT1 R3 FG. clear. giving the wattage and the American Standard Association number or the manufacturer’s reference number. high pressure sodium type. Each lamp shall be clearly and permanently marked.M2RC25SOA2GMC3. Alternative luminaire designs will be considered when submitted for independent photometry testing at the submitting party’s expense. Lamps High Pressure Sodium The lamps shall be universal burning. Lamps of wattage specified must conform to the following: 100 Wattage 35 50 70 100 150 200 250 310 400 1000 Lamp Voltage 55 55 55 55 55 100 100 100 100 Minimum Initial Lumens 2250 4000 5800 9500 16000 22000 30000 37000 50000 140000 Rated Life (hours) 16000 24000 24000 24000 24000 24000 24000 24000 24000 34 24000 . 120/240 Volt HPF ballast General Electric MSCL40SOA21FMC3. Submittal shall be made to the City of Glendale by formatted computer disk based on the Illuminating Engineering Society Standards. 120/240 volt HPF ballast All luminaires shall be furnished with a photo control receptacle and photo control.
Arizona Public Service Area Quick disconnect type fuse holders shall be equal to or better than Bussman BK/HEB-AA 30 amp 600 Volt that will accept the 10 amp Thon time-delay fuses “FNQ 10". Plated connectors fabricated from metals other than copper shall not be accepted. Split bolt connector and wire nut type devices are prohibited at all splices. They shall be installed so when disconnected the exposed end shall be free of energized parts. Connectors shall be fabricated from high strength copper alloy. Cable connection in the hand holes or bases of light poles shall be accomplished by the use of factory pre-assembled cable connector kits. A kit utilizing a 10 amp KTK-R fuse on the hot leg of the circuit shall be employed and shall be quick disconnect type. connector kits. Cable Connectors Cable connectors shall be the types that are applied to the conductor by means of a compression tool and shall be capable of fully enclosing the conductors when compressed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. This cartridge fuse size is 13/32" X 1 ½". Splices below grade in junction boxes shall be epoxy injected (as manufactured by #M or approved equal) and shall be waterproof. Splices in junction boxes shall be made up of a flood seal type device with crimp type mechanical connectors in an enclosure. including connectors. 35 . and inline fuse holder kits for use in hand holes of light poles as well as in junction and pull boxes rated minimum 600 volt service. NEC approved grounding clamps or Cadweld fusion bonded connections shall be used for bonding bare bond wire and for connection to ground rods. NEC approved grounding clamps or Cadweld fusion bonded connections shall be used for bonding bare bond wire and for connections to ground rods.Cable Connecting Devices Salt River Project Service Area This specification covers cable connecting devices.
Housing . 36 . Sufficient silicone compound to lubricate metal parts and the housing for each assembly. Each pole foundation shall have a 8' X 5/8" copper clad ground rod driven outside the area excavated for the pole foundation. A #6 bare copper lead from the ground rod to the landing lug in the pole shall be used. molded insulating plastic material of sufficient diameter to form a watertight fit with its related housing. Each housing shall form a watertight seal around the cable between each housing at the point of disconnection and between an insert body and enveloping “Y” housing.Sockets and fuse contacts shall have a minimum conductivity of 90 percent. suitable for burial in the ground or exposure to sunlight. They shall be of at least semi-hard material and the portion which is to be crimped shall be fully annealed while the rest of the device is maintained in its original state.All housings shall be made of water-resistant synthetic rubber suitable for burial in the ground or exposure to sunlight.000 amperes RMS interrupting capacity. Complete installation instructions. The component parts of each type of kit shall comply with the following: C. Each cable connector kit furnished under this specification shall have insulating boots of waterresistant synthetic rubber. shall be provided for both the line and load side of all fuseholder kits with breakaway receptacles. Wall thickness shall be 0. E. The conductor shall be connected to the pole grounding screw or approved connecting device in the hand hole. G.Cable Connector Kits Each cable connector kit shall be furnished complete with all component parts described under the various listed types and each kit shall have the following: A. 100. H. Grounding Devices This specification shall cover grounding devices. they shall be fastened with a bolt and self-locking nut. Plastic sleeves shall be rigid. All fuses shall be rated 600 volts. Copper Pins . Where a mounting hole is approved for fastening terminal lugs to a ring-tongue terminal.10 inch maximum and sleeve lengths shall be as required. Contact pressure between a pin and a socket shall be maintained by the use of an approved socket spring. B. F. D.
The PEC shall have a built-in lightning arrestor. 0. self-clinching type with adequate sized tab for labeling. The PEC shall be a conventional glass faced. 1 as described in such specification.078 inches outside diameter and 2. 3/16 inch wide and four (4) inch minimum length nylon. Companion circuit conductors shall be marked “CKT” followed by the designated letter. Identifying bands shall be approximately 1/32 inch thick. When the north sky illumination in the area falls to the pre-set value. 50/60 Hz. Each tag or band tab shall be marked using 1/4 inch minimum lettering dyes. The operating temperature range shall be from -65 to +158 degrees Fahrenheit and 100% relative humidity.31 inch minimum thickness copper. AC 120 amperes at 110 volts 60 amperes at 240 volts 37 . Photo Electric Controls The photo electric controls..000 volts and shall interrupt up to 10. The PEC shall meet the following electrical requirements: Supply voltage Photo cell coil In rush current 105-285 volts. the lighting load shall be turned on. Pole identification shall be accomplished by means of adhesive labels with yellow reflective characters on a reflective black background meeting the requirements of federal specification LS-300. The PEC shall work in conjunction with an external auxiliary load relay for handling the required lighting loads unless specified otherwise. engraving device or other equivalent permanent marking process. 60 Hz. brass or plastic except that tags within switch and device cabinets shall be of nonmetallic material.Circuit and Light Pole Identification Tags to be used as specified shall be circular in shape. 1 3/8 inch minimum diameter. AC 120 volts. The encapsulated surge protector shall have a spark-over value of 2. shall have a supply voltage rating of 105 to 285 volts AC. A switch to permit manual operation of the lighting circuit shall be provided for each PEC.000 amperes of follow through current without affecting the operating characteristics. The reflectivity characteristic shall be equivalent to No. Markings shall indicate “GRD” for all ground and grounded neutral conductors. hermetically sealed cell.219 inches maximum height. hereinafter referred to as PEC. The nominal dimensions shall be 3. numeral or symbol as may be shown on the plans. Tags shall be permanently fastened to cables by means of tying straps of the same material and dimensions as identifying bands without tabs.
2 watts maximum at 240 volt.65 watts maximum at 120 volt. maximum Life at rated load: Operations. AC 3. minimum In rush current: Operating levels: Ratio average: Control power: 1000 watts Single pole.8 foot-candles 5000 on-off 130 amperes at 120 volt.0 + 0. AC 3. single throw. normally closed 1.2 foot-candles 1. AC 65 amperes at 240 volt. AC 38 .0 foot-candles .Lamp Loads: HPS Relay contacts: Operating levels: Turn on: Turn off .
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