User's guide for handling, storage, and erection of prestressed concrete poles

Academic Article


  • Prestressed concrete poles are gaining widespread usages as structural supports for transmission and distribution electric power lines, area lighting applications, street lighting, telecommunications structures, and several other applications. Handling, storage, and erection considerations are important for the overall success of the project. This report provides guidance to the user on the appropriate procedures for handling of prestressed concrete poles under different field conditions in order to ensure safety and extend the service life of the structures. The user can be defined as the owner (e.g., public utility) or party delegated to execute the work.
  • Authors

    Author List

  • Fouad FH; Albanese R; Barbour T; Bull SJ; Colonna K; Davis JM; Ford W; Fossum BK; Imper RR; Maybee A
  • Start Page

  • 14
  • End Page

  • 19
  • Volume

  • 47
  • Issue

  • 2