807 ELECTRICAL SERVICE EQUIPMENT

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807.01 DESCRIPTION
Furnish and install electrical service equipment necessary for the utility company to connect the electrical power supply. This work includes coordinating the connection with the local utility company.
807.02 MATERIALS
Control and Distribution Equipment       950.13
807.03 CONSTRUCTION
Electrical service equipment consists of the equipment necessary to connect a utility company service to a traffic signal controller cabinet, lighting control cabinet, traffic monitoring station cabinet, or other traffic control device cabinet. Provide electrical service equipment at the phasing and amperage specified in the Contract Documents.
807.03.01 Embedded Metered Service Pedestal. Install a galvanized steel post including a 200 amp double pole main circuit breaker for service disconnect, branch circuit breakers, and integral meter socket.
The post shall be designed for embedment into the soil at least 18 in. and have a stabilizer shoe. Pour a concrete collar around the post as shown in the Contract Documents. The post and meter socket shall meet NEMA 3R. Provide the means to padlock the post closed and to install a utility company seal on the meter.
Provide branch circuit breakers as specified.
Embedded metered service pedestals shall be UL listed Suitable for Service Equipment, and be acceptable to the local utility companies for use as a service connection.
807.03.02 Base Mounted Metered Service Pedestal. Install a base-mounted aluminum pedestal including a 200 amp double pole main circuit breaker for service disconnect, branch circuit breakers, and integral meter socket. The pedestal shall have the option of being ordered with the meter socket facing to the front or back, as shown in the Contract Documents. Extend all conduit stub-outs 6 in. beyond the edge of the foundation and arranged as shown in the contract documents.
The pedestal shall be designed for pad mounting using 18 in. anchor bolts. The pedestal shall measure 16 in. wide, 17 in. deep, and 48 in. tall, and meet NEMA 3R. Provide a means to padlock the customer service side door closed and to install a utility company seal on the meter. The meter shall be protected by a hinged hood.
Main circuit breakers shall consist of an industrial grade, F-frame style circuit breaker. Branch circuit breakers shall consist of industrial grade, QC-style circuit breakers mounted on nonenergized clips. Internal cables between the terminal block and the breakers shall be No. 4 AWG THHN.
Provide branch circuit breakers as specified.
Base mounted metered service pedestals shall be UL 508 listed Suitable for Service Equipment, and be acceptable to the local utility companies for use as a service connection.
807.03.03 Electrical Service Distribution Cabinet. Where an electrical service distribution cabinet is specified, furnish and install an equipment enclosure, meter socket, disconnect switch, panel boards, transformers, circuit breakers, thermostats, fans, lightning arresters, conduit, wiring and wiring devices, and all other equipment necessary to provide a complete functioning electrical service distribution cabinet. Protect all electrical outlets with ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI).
807.03.04 Meter Sockets. Provide either ringed or ringless type meter sockets as required by the utility company. If a meter is not required, provide a ringless socket with suitable shunts and a metallic cover plate. Provide hardware for attaching the meter socket to a cabinet, wood post, or other structure.
807.03.05 Disconnect Switch. Include all hardware for attaching the disconnect switch to a cabinet, wood post, or other structure.
807.03.06 Service Cable. Electric service cable for traffic signals, intersection control beacons, hazard identification beacons, and luminaires mounted on traffic signal structures shall have three individual type THWN wires. Each wire shall be at least 19 strands. Electric service cable color identification by spray paint, tape, heat shrink tubing, or any other post-manufacturing method is prohibited.
807.03.07 Utility Connection. Before any control equipment or material is ordered, arrange a meeting with the utility company representatives, Traffic Operations Division representatives, the Engineer, and the District Utility Engineer to establish a schedule for utility connections.
Do not disconnect, de-energize, reconnect, tamper with, or otherwise handle any of the utility company's facilities. Make the utility service connection to the point of service supplied by the utility company.
Make the necessary arrangements with the utility companies to ensure having needed utilities available at the time of turn on. Delays due to utility energization, connection, or disconnection will not be a basis for time extension. Report any difficulties in securing utility company services to the Engineer as soon as possible.
807.04 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT
807.04.01  Electrical Utility Service Equipment will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per each at the phasing and amperage specified. The payment will be full compensation for the disconnect switch, meter socket, meter, shunts, cover plate, lightning arresters, wiring, conduit risers, wiring trough, conduit nipples and adapters, and for all material, labor, equipment, tools, and incidentals necessary to complete the work.
807.04.02  Embedded Metered Service Pedestal will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per each. The payment will be full compensation for all enclosures, panel boards, circuit breakers, internal wiring, wiring devices, concrete collar, meter sockets, meter, shunts, cover plates, wiring, and for all material, labor, equipment, tools, and incidentals necessary to complete the work.
807.04.03  Base Mounted Metered Service Pedestal will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per each. The payment will be full compensation for all enclosures, concrete foundation, panel boards, circuit breakers, internal wiring, wiring devices, meter sockets, meter, shunts, cover plates, wiring, and for all material, labor, equipment, tools, and incidentals necessary to complete the work.
807.04.04  Electrical Service Distribution Cabinet will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per each. The payment will be full compensation for all enclosures, concrete foundation, disconnect switches, lightning arresters, panel boards, circuit breakers, internal wiring, ground fault interrupter outlets, conduits, wiring devices, meter sockets, meter, shunts, cover plates, wiring, and for all material, labor, equipment, tools, and incidentals necessary to complete the work.
807.04.05  Meter Socket will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per each. The payment will be full compensation for attachment hardware, meter, shunts, cover plate, and for all material, labor, equipment, tools, and incidentals necessary to complete the work. When an item for this work is not included in the Contract Documents, this work will not be measured, but the cost will be incidental to other pertinent items.
807.04.06  Disconnect Switch will be measured and paid for at the Contract unit price per each. The payment will be full compensation for attachment hardware, fuses, switch, and for all material, labor, equipment, tools and incidentals necessary to complete the work. When an item for this work is not included in the Contract Documents, this work will not be measured, but the cost will be incidental to other pertinent items.
807.04.07  Underground conduit will be measured and paid for as specified in 805.04.
807.04.08  Service lateral cable will be measured and paid for as specified in 810.04.
807.04.09  Utility connection coordination with the utility company will not be measured, but the cost will be incidental to other pertinent items.
807.04.10  Utility company energization, connection, and disconnection costs will be the responsibility of the Administration.