Overhead power and communication lines parallel to the centerline of conventional County highways, where permitted, shall be single pole construction located as near as practicable to the right of way line and as nearly parallel to the right of way line as reasonable pole alignment will permit.
Joint use of poles shall be required where practical.
No utility poles shall be permitted in the ditch line of any County highway.
Ground-mounted appurtenances to electric power or communication lines, when permitted, shall be located within one (1) foot (0.3m) of the right of way line or as near as practicable.
Overhead power and communication line crossing highways shall cross at or as near to a ninety (90) degree angle as practicable. Vertical line clearance over the roadway shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) feet (5.5m) with additional clearances as required by General Order No. 160 Revised of the I.C.C. for higher voltage lines.
Poles shall be located within one (1) foot (0.3m) of the right of way of the highway or as near as practicable.
Overhead crossings at major interchanges shall be discouraged.
In expanding areas, frequent service crossings shall be discouraged in favor of requiring distribution systems on both sides of the highway.