How much weight can a telephone pole hold?
Just so, how much weight can a log hold?
The legal weight limits will vary by jurisdiction but, for example, in the southern states of the USA, they range from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds (36,300 to 39,900 kg) — about 40 short tons (35.7 long tons; 36.3 t). To load the logs, the truck may be fitted with one or more winches or cranes.
Also, what's the average distance between telephone poles? They are typically spaced about 125 ft (38 m) apart in urban areas, or about 300 ft (91 m) in rural areas, but distances vary widely based on terrain. Joint-use poles are usually owned by one utility, which leases space on it for other cables.
Besides, how much does a 40 ft telephone pole weigh?
They weigh 1,695 pounds to 6,585 pounds. Besides electricity, many of them also bear Comcast and AT&T utility lines. The depth they are set is 10 percent of the pole length, plus 2 feet. So a 40-foot pole is set in a 6-foot hole, and is surrounded by compacted gravel.
How much weight can a wooden bridge hold?
The first beam bridge held 14.5 pounds. Beam bridge number two held 12 pounds so the average weight of the beam bridges was 13.25 pounds. Arch bridge number one held 21.5 pounds. The second arch bridge held 21 pounds so the average weight held by the arch bridges was 21.25 pounds.