Square Straight Cruciform Poles

The lighting standards listed here are designed for ground-mounted applications. Standards mounted on structures require factory consultation. All of our products are available as direct-burial poles — contact our Inside Sales team for exact catalog numbers and pricing of such poles.

Square Straight Cruciform Poles

Pole Shaft

The cruciform pole shaft is extruded from all new seamless 6000 series alloy aluminum tubing and is heat treated to produce a T6 temper. The standards may be drilled to accept side arm luminaires, in which case a matching top closure is provided. The standard may also be provided with a pole-top tenon.

Anchor Base

Cast from A356 alloy aluminum, the anchor base is heat treated to produce a T6 condition and inserted into the anchor base casting. The two pieces are joined by a continuous circumferential weld at the outside top and inside bottom of the anchor base. The anchor bolts and nuts recess in the base casting, sitting flush, and are covered by four (4) tamper-resistant aluminum nut cover discs.

Anchor Bolts

Fabricated from commercial-quality, hot-rolled, weldable-grade carbon steel with a guaranteed minimum yield strength of 50,000 psi after facbrication. The anchor bolts conform to ASTM A153. The bolts have an “L” bend on the end and are threaded to accept the nuts and washers for leveling and anchoring of the pole. The threads plus a minimum of 3″ of the bolt are hot-dipped galvanized. Four (4) anchor bolts, complete with two (2) hex nuts and two (2) flat washers are supplied with each pole, unless otherwise specified.


The pole shall be provided with a peripherally reinforced surface-mounted covered handhole. This wire-access opening is sized 2″x4″. The handhole for the 4″ cruciform standard is placed 12″ above the bottom of the pole. The placement of the handhole for the 6″ cruciform standard is 18″ above the bottom of the pole.


Product Line

  • CPA-1-CR4018-08
  • 8
  • CPA-1-CR4018-10
  • 10
  • CPA-1-CR4018-12
  • 12
  • CPA-1-CR4018-15
  • 15
  • CPA-1-CR4018-18
  • 18
  • CPA-1-CR6018-18
  • 18
  • CPA-1-CR4018-20
  • 20
  • CPA-1-CR6018-20
  • 20
  • CPA-1-CR6018-25
  • 25
  • CPA-1-CR6018-30
  • 30
Catalog NumberMounting HeightWeight (lb)Effective Projected AreaShaft DimensionsBase InfoCutsheetTemplate
8090100Sq.Wall Thick.Anchor BoltBolt Circle
CPA-1-CR4018-08835030.223.518.64.188.75 x 208.5 - 9.5View
CPA-1-CR4018-101026023.518. x 208.5 - 9.5View
CPA-1-CR4018-121226018.413.910.74.188.75 x 208.5 - 9.5View
CPA-1-CR4018-151520010. x 208.5 - 9.5View
CPA-1-CR4018-18182007. x 208.5 - 9.5View
CPA-1-CR6018-181826021.715.911.76.1881 x 4012 - 13View
CPA-1-CR4018-20201005. x 208.5 - 9.5View
CPA-1-CR6018-202015018.313.09.26.1881 x 4012 - 13View
CPA-1-CR6018-252515011. x 4012 - 13View
CPA-1-CR6018-30302604.51.46.1881 x 4012 - 13View

Effective Projected Area (EPA) calculations are based on a 1.3 gust factor per AASHTO 1994.

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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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