Electrical & Traffic Engineering Manual

Last updated on December 22, 2023

Guidelines for the design of lighting, signal, sign and ITS Installations for highway infrastructure projects in British Columbia.

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    Circulars clarify, modify or introduce new practices in the application of technical issues.

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* Note: Appendix 500.2 Pole Capacity Calculator shall be used for Preliminary Designs only.

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