Street Lighting - Manholes, Catchpits, Inspection Chambers and Draw Pits
Manholes, Catchpits, Inspection Chambers and Draw Pits
- Drawpits for Street Lighting purposes, when required, shall be constructed of recycled Polyolefin material in sectional units.
Unless otherwise stated all drawpits shall have 450mm x 300mm outer wall dimensions with galvanised steel full frame in accordance with BS 729 and anti-slip composite polyester cover in accordance with BS 497 Grade B (5 tonne loading) (non-metallic) marked “STREET LIGHTING”. To be installed to a depth not exceeding 1 metre, nominal depth 950mm.
- The diameter of pre-trepanned openings shall be 64mm and 109mm shall easily accommodate the ducting specified.
- Draw ropes shall be tied off within the draw box to ensure that they cannot inadvertently be withdrawn from other locations.
- The draw box cover and frame shall be laid to suit the finished footway surface level and gradient.
Index of Relevant Pages
- General Introduction
- Adoption and Accrual
- British Standards
- Commuted Maintenance Payments
- Design and Installation Considerations
- Electrical Equipment for Road Lighting
- Electrical Equipment for Traffic Signs
- Electrical Inspection and Testing Certificate 'Type A'
- Electrical Inspection and Testing Certificate 'Type B'
- Electrical Inspection and Testing Procedures
- Energy Supply
- Fault Reporting
- Light Pollution and Nuisance
- Lighting and other Design Considerations
- Lighting Levels
- Location of Lighting Units and Feeder Pillars
- Manholes, Catchpits, Inspection Chambers and Draw Pits
- Protection of Steelwork Against Corrosion
- Relevant Standards
- Road Lighting Columns and Brackets
- Service Duct Requirements
- Site Records and Data Sets
- Standard Specifications
- Surface Treatment of the Lighting Columns
- Technical Approval
- Traffic Safety and Management
- Traffic Signs
- Private Development Section Home Page
- Adoption of Highways
- Agreements under Section 278
- Bond (Surety)
- Considerate Contractors Scheme
- Contact Us
- Creation of New Public Highways (Section 38 Agreement)
- Development Permits
- Environmental Protection
- Highway Design and Technical Approval
- Highway Lighting
- Highway Safety
- Road Making (Costs)
- Safety Audits
- Site Inspection
- Technical Documents
- Traffic Regulation Orders
- Works Notices and Traffic Management during the Works