Manhole Construction


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Manhole Construction
1010607 Manhole ConstructionManholes, handholes, and vaults shall be designed to sustain all expected loads which may be imposed on the structure. The horizontal and/or vertical design loads shall consist of dead load, live load, equipment load, impact load due to water table or frost, and any other load expected to be imposed on and/or occur adjacent to the structure. The structure shall sustain the combination of vertical and lateral loading that produces the maximum shear and bending moments in the structure.In roadway areas, the live load shall consist of the weight of the moving tractor-semi-trailer truck illustrated in Fig. 31.1. The vehi…
Citation
Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Manhole Construction, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export