The Importance of Regular Light Pole Inspections

Rain, snow, sleet, and ice build-up effect light poles in many parts of the country. As a result, the poles can rust and corrode over time. If damage is left unchecked, light poles can eventually fail and fall onto the…


Wind-Induced Vibrations and their Effects on Steel and Aluminum Light Poles

When it’s time to choose light poles, you have to consider the environmental factors of wind-induced vibrations, which can severely damage both steel and aluminum poles. However, if you plan properly, you can limit - or even eliminate - the…


Aluminum vs. Steel: A Quick Breakdown

When choosing a light pole, material is one of the first decisions that should be made. Steel or aluminum, which is better for your project? Is aesthetic important? Are there harsh weather conditions to consider? Here are a few things…


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General Structures, Inc. has been the best partner for C&I lighting standards since 1988. We adhere to standards set forth by AASHTO, ASTM International, and NEMA and weld all of our products to the highest American Welding Society standards.

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