- Concrete Poles
- Utility Products
- Highway / Security Barriers
- Pole Bases
- Storage Sheds
- Octagonal eight fluted symmetrical cross section.
- Standard mold, etched, or exposed finishes are available in a variety of colours.
- Available in heights from 15 feet to 32.5 feet above grade.
- Will accept a variety of luminaries and mounting styles.
What's New – 2017
February 14, 2017
Utility Products – E53-24 Square Pole Base
We've added another square base to our expanding line of pole bases. All our pole bases are engineered and are manufactured in a controlled environment. USI Model # E53-24, can be used as a grade level pole base, or an above grade parking lot base.
Dimension are: 2600mm high x 600mm x 600mm and all corners are chamfered.
Please visit our Pole Bases section for more information.
What's New – Archives
July 8, 2016
OPSD Barrier - Type X Connection Highway Barrier
USI is proud to introduce another highway barrier. The Type X is 9144mm (30 feet) long and has been approved by MTO (Ministry Transportation of Ontario) for all highway use. It is manufactured according to: MTOD#911.190. It is identified as USI model #E400X.
Click here to download technical drawing.
Please visit our Highway OPSD/MTO barriers section for more information.
March 17, 2016
Utility Products – E812SG Switchgear Manholes
We've added a larger manhole to the switchgear family. USI Model # E812SG is: 2400mm high x 2590mm x 3960mm outside dimensions. Features include an extended 12” spacer (USI Model # S812 Spacer), and an oversized Top Pad (USI Model #E812TP).
Please visit our Transformer Foundations section for more information.
July 20, 2015
USI introduces another decorative concrete pole - The Victorian Series
Please visit our The Victorian Series for more information.
June 14, 2015
Utility Products – E13 Switchgear Manhole
We added a new mold to the transformer foundation and switchgear family. Drawing #E13 is now: 1500mm high x 2108mm x 2235mm outside dimensions. We currently have different top pads that are available to use with it: E13PS, E13PMH, E13HON, and E13TB.
If you have a special request, please contact our sales department.
Visit our Transformer Foundations section.
May 8, 2015
Utility Products – Communication Manholes
We currently have 8 different styles of communication manholes to choose from and our line is continually growing. These manholes are ideal for copper and fiber optic cable, and can be customized to suit your requirements.
Please contact our sales department if you have any special requests.
Visit our Communication section.
August 19, 2014
Concrete Poles - Technical Information
USI has updated and expanded the Concrete Poles Technical Information portion of our website. Now separated into ten different easily accessible sections, we’ve made it simple to source the information you’re looking for on topics such as; The Benefits of Concrete, Installation Methods and Instructions, Storage and Handling, Standard Accessories, and much more.
If you have any concerns or questions about our concrete poles, please contact our sales department.
Visit our New Technical Information section.
June 12, 2014
Lighting Bollards Designs
USI is pleased to announce the addition of four new lighting bollard designs.
BHA – Hampton (Round) Lighting Bollard
BMA – Madison (Octagonal) Lighting Bollard
BST – Stratford (Tiered Octagonal) Lighting Bollard
BWA – Washington (Fluted) Lighting Bollard
These are designed to be direct buried, which is simple and cost effective, but are also available as a base mounted option. They’re available in all our colours and finishes.
Please visit our Lighting Bollard Section for more information.
March 24, 2014
E42 Security Barrier
USI DWG#E42 is a heavily reinforced decorative security barrier. Its dimensions are: 1100mm (44") high x 4000mm (13') long. This unit is designed for locations that require additional protection such as: Embassies, Government Buildings, Commercial Plazas, and Financial Institutions.
Benefits include – sits flush on ground, aesthetically pleasing, available in different colours, weighs approx. 12,000lbs and you can add multiple units with an interlocking galvanized connection.
Please visit our Security Barriers section for more options.
September 15, 2013
E15PC Single Phase Transformer Base
USI is pleased to announce the addition of another Single Phase Transformer Base. The USI E15PC (1.07m (H) x 1015mm x 1480mm) is manufactured to the latest Hydro One standards and comes complete with duct terminators.
Please visit our Single Phase Transformer Section for more information.
August 19, 2013
E93 Security Bollard
The E93 is a 305mm (12") diameter Round Protective Bollard with extra reinforcing, which provides extra security and protection to store fronts or pedestrian walkways. It's available in all our Colours and Finishes.
Please visit our Protective Bollard section for more options.
June 28, 2013
E59 Decorative Pole Base
Our E59 Octagonal pole base is manufactured with the same technology as our concrete poles, which is vibraspun. The spinning process makes the concrete very dense and strong. Plus, the hollow raceway gives the installer flexibility for wiring and location.
October 11, 2012
Redesigned Concrete Pole Binder
We've overhauled and improved our concrete pole binder, to include more pictures and more diagrams. Our fourteen pole styles are now clearly identified and showcased with four pictures and two line drawings. The pole code specifying chart includes more information, which allows the code to be generated with ease.
August 7, 2012
New and expanded Options & Accessories section
We've expanded our entire options and accessories section, from seven (7) standard options and over twenty (20) options and accessories.
If a desired option is not shown, please insert option code "C" and we'll do our best to accommodate your request.
Please visit Options & Accessories.
July 9, 2012
New Decorative Pole - The Edinburgh Series
USI is pleased to introduce The Edinburgh Series, with its round cross section and flared decorative base, it's ideal for all streetscapes. It's currently available in heights of 10 to 22 feet above grade.
June 8, 2012
Concrete Pole Photo Gallery
We've expanded and modified our entire photo gallery to include more sites and ease of use. It's now presented in a gallery slide show format.
Please visit our Photo Gallery. We'll start you off with the Hampton Series.
May 1, 2012
Type T Connection Highway Barrier
USI is proud to introduce another highway barrier. The T-LOC has been approved by MTO (Ministry Transportation of Ontario) and has successfully been crash tested to the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 350 Test Level 3. It's available in two lengths, 4 and 6 meter sections, and are manufactured according to MTOD#911.180, USI model #E44(4) and MTOD#911.181, USI model #E44(6).
Click here to download technical drawing.
Please visit our Highway OPSD/MTO barrier section for more information.
February 1, 2012
Concrete Poles Presentation – Online
Everything you needed to know about our concrete poles, including – our pole styles, colours, finishes, and applications. All conveniently shown in a web slider presentation which concludes with, how to order and use our pole coding system.
View our Presentation here.
January 6, 2012
Type M Connection Highway Barrier
USI is expanding its line of highway barriers to include a new design from the MTO. (Ministry Transportation of Ontario) It's manufactured according to MTOD#911.160. The connection is a pin and loop system and the units can be pinned into place. It will be known as USI model #E43.
Please visit our Highway OPSD/MTO barrier section for more information.
September 2, 2011
New Parking Lot Pole Base (E56)
We've added another precast pole base to our extensive list of bases. We are proud to introduce model# E56, which can be used for any parking lot lighting requirements. It has decorative reveals and a round cross section. It's also available in all our colours, and in our etched and exposed finishes.
Visit our Pole Bases section for more information on the E56.
May 30, 2011
USI Introduces A New Decorative Pole
USI is pleased to announce the introduction of the Astoria Series of decorative poles.
April 4, 2011
EXPOSED AGGREGATE FINISH
We are proud to say that we offer the most extensive line of concrete pole finishes in the industry; Mold, Polished, Etched and Exposed. With the Exposed finish being the most exclusive to the industry, not only it is maintenance free, but there's no requirement for any acrylic sealer, that can fade over time. The exposed stone offers an extremely durable and unique finish. This finish is now available in all colors; please contact the sales department for further information.
Visit our Finishes section.
March 2, 2011
RE-DESIGNED WEB SITE
USI is proud to introduce its completely re-designed web site. The new site is now compatible with all Smartphone's and is also Tablet friendly. We've also introduced new high resolution pictures, and easy navigation bars. We are committed to keeping the customer always up to date, and connected.
June 21, 2010
USI POLE CODE GENERATOR
We now make it easy for you to specify our concrete poles. All of our Concrete Pole Style's now have a link to a Pole Code Generating page. Make your selections (i.e. Pole Style, Overall Height, etc.), following Steps 1 through 7, and your Pole Code will be automatically generated. Use this code to specify the pole you require, and if you require a quote for this pole, continue on and fill out the Request A Quote form.
May 11, 2010
NEW CONCRETE POLE BROCHURE
Now you can view all of our concrete pole information in a handy 20 page brochure. It incorporates all our pole styles, sports lighting, utility poles, bollards and colour & finishes. Please visit the Contacts section, and fill out a request for this concrete pole brochure, or please contact your local agent.
August 13, 2009
NEW - Camera Lowering Pole (HA-700-K-1-PG-90)
Concrete poles offer the perfect solution for camera / security equipment because of their low vibration and extremely rigid qualities. USI has been producing concrete camera poles for the past 25 years, but in May 2009, we extended that line to include a camera lowering device.
We're proud to announce that we've entered into an agreement with Access Point Lowering Systems www.cameralowering.ca to provide this complete package. The poles are available in various heights, according to your specifications.
May 15, 2009
Newly Updated Catalogue
All the Utility Products, Traffic/Security and Specialty Products are now available in newly updated catalogue. Please visit the contacts section, and fill out the request form for a catalogue to order one.
October 10, 2008
Specialty Products Drawings Available Online
We completed the final installment of our web site, by adding the Specialty Products section. This section includes concrete storage sheds, cable markers and miscellaneous accessories. Each item has downloadable PDF file & description. The concrete Storage Sheds are available in many different colours and finishes.
September 12, 2008
Utility Products Drawings Available Online
Our extensive line of Utility Products are now available online; each product has a downloadable PDF shop drawing and picture. This line includes – Transformer Foundations, Electrical Manholes, Electrical Handholes, Pole Bases, Electrical Bollards, Grade Adjustment Spacers, and Frames and Covers.
July 1, 2008
NEW Elliptical Pole Base (E54)
In July of this year we've added to our ever growing list of prefab precast pole bases, model E54 is unique as it encompasses the following features: elliptical cross section - which allows it to be placed on tight sidewalks, decorative etched top section – which allows the unit to be exposed 6" to 12" above grade and protects the pole from snow plough damage. Precast pole bases are available in many different colours and finishes, allowing them to match the pole, or the streetscape. Please visit our Utility Products – Pole Base section to download a PDF drawing.
May 1, 2008
NEW Corner Barrier (E48)
To meet the demands of increased security and to avoid any gaps, we developed the I-Lock corner barrier (model E48). Its available in both left or right hand turns. This completes our extensive I-lock barrier line, which includes: Standard, transition & tapered sections. Please visit our Traffic / Security section – OPSD Barrier section to download a PDF version.
March 28, 2008
New Concrete Pole Storage Facility
USI grows with a new Storage Facility for concrete poles. This new project began in the fall of 2007 and officially opened on March 28, 2008. Its features include - two (2) new state of the art overhead cranes, covered roof, and over 25,000sf of pole storage capacity. This new area will allow us to store more concrete poles, increase production levels, and decrease delivery times.
December 3, 2007
New Production Facility
USI opens a new 13,000sf Production Facility. This new facility will concentrate on producing electrical manholes, transformer bases, highway jersey barriers & security barriers. It also incorporates the latest energy efficient features such as high bay fluorescent lights, supra infrared heaters, and precast insulated sandwich panels which gives us a R20 value. All these features lead to a more Green building & 50% more efficient structure, which in turn helps our environment.
September 1, 2007
USI Launches Our Re-designed Website
USI is pleased to announce the introduction of our re-designed web site. This new site gives you access to all the information contained in our catalogue. Download and print high resolution PDF files of images from our extensive Gallery section and our Colours & Finishes section. Here really, is everything.