Lab #4, Installation in the Outside Plant
Each answer is worth seven points.
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Place the answers below the questions.
May we dig a trench across the city street shown in this lab? a.
Yes we can, we must follow all the rules prior to being allowed to make the trench, which is getting all the required permits. 2.
Who issues the permit for this work?
The Department of Engineering Services of the city issues the permit. 3.
Must we submit construction plans to the city?
Yes, a construction plan must be sent to the city with the completed application. 4.
Once the permit is issued, how long must we wait before commencing work? a.
Once the permit is issued, the permittee will have to give the Department of Engineering Services a minimum notice of 48 hours prior to commencing work. 5.
How deep must the cable be buried?
The cable must be 42 inches under the top of the pavement. 6.
What are the exact detailed compaction requirements as listed in the manual provided by the city for restoration of any surface that is trenched? a.
Is the company we hire to do the work required to be registered in any way? a.
Yes, the company we hire must be certified to work within public rights-of-way. 8.
What is a right-of-way?
Anything that goes beyond the property that you own or that is controlled by the customer is considered a right of way. 9.
When is interference with traffic flow allowed?
Interference with traffic flow is allowed between 8:30am to 4:30pm. 10.
During what hours may work not be done?
Hours that work should not be done are between 10:00pm to 6:00am.
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