25 May 2005
Design for local wind load requirements. Provide design
calculations for review in the first design submittal.
The Contractor shall provide the following:
An aiming table with horizontal and vertical aiming angles
for each light fixture.
A floodlight fixture detail showing horizontal and vertical
aiming angles relating to the aiming table.
Glare louvers on all lighting fixtures. Submit
diagram analysis to assure no glare (direct sight
fixture lamp) to the Air Traffic Control Tower and
pilots on approach. The floodlights may require
louvers to meet this criteria.
Foundations, Poles, and Supports
Floodlight poles, foundations, and luminaires supports shall be
designed using dead load, ice load, and wind loading. The loads
and design shall meet the requirements of AASHTO Standard
Specifications for Structural Supports for Highway Signs,
Luminaires and Traffic Signals, latest edition. Wind loading
shall be the Annual Extreme-Mile 30 Feet Above Ground, 50-Year
Mean Recurrence Interval determined for the project location.
Foundations shall be reinforced concrete.
AASHTO publications can be obtained at:
ASHTO American Society of State Highway
and Transportation Officials
444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 249
Washington, DC 20001
Floodlight circuiting shall include manual on-off controls at the
apron lighting location with remote controls in the Air Traffic
Control Tower and at the point of floodlight electric service
VISUAL NAVIGATION AIDS (NAVAIDS)
Visual NAVAIDS consist of airfield
location signs, and markers.
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