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Infrastructure and Paving Upgrade Planned for Nord Alley in Pioneer Square

Seattle City Light is planning work with other entities to upgrade infrastructure in Nord Alley (Pioneer Square). When construction is complete, Seattle Department of Transportation plans to repave the alley with Pioneer Square Preservation Board-approved brick.


Seattle City Light Named Tree Line USA for Fourth Year in a Row

Seattle City Light’s work following industry standards for quality tree care has been recognized for the fourth year in a row with a Tree Line USA award from the National Arbor Day Foundation.


Denny Network Construction Continues on Stewart Street

Seattle City Light’s contractor for the Denny Network Project has received a noise variance to work at night and in the early morning to install a large electrical vault on Stewart Street between Boren Avenue and Terry Avenue.


Denny Substation Work Begins April 4 with One-Block Closure of Pontius Avenue North

Seattle City Light will permanently close Pontius Avenue N. between Denny Way and John Street on Monday, April 4. The one-block closure marks the start of construction for the Denny Substation, which City Light is building to help keep pace with Seattle’s growing energy needs.


Help Shape Our Online Experience

Seattle City Light is hosting 90-minute workshops for customer to provide feedback about the online experience with the utility March 29 and April 1 from noon to 1:30 p.m.


Drivers Urged to Consider Stewart Street Alternatives During Construction

Seattle City Light is urging drivers who typically use Exit 166 from Interstate 5 to Stewart Street to consider alternate routes through March 24 while construction of an underground network associated with the future Denny Substation reduces Stewart Street by two lanes between Yale and Boren.


March Windstorm Rolls into Seattle

High winds knocked out power to Seattle residents and other outlying neighborhoods this morning. Seattle City Light crews restored power to 6,000 customers and approximately 9,000 still remain without power. The impacted areas include: Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, North Seattle and Seattle’s Capitol Hill and Montlake neighborhood.


City Light Begins Work to Increase Electrical Reliability Along Harrison Street

Starting in early March, Seattle City Light will begin another project in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Crews will be excavating for new electrical vaults and conduit along a segment of Harrison Street. The project will enhance the electrical reliability for affected customers in the area.


City Light Completes Cedar Falls Siren Testing

Seattle City Light staff tested various audible warning sirens near the Cedar Falls Masonry Dam on Wednesday, March 2.


City Light Launches New Electrical Service Request Application

Seattle City Light is launching a new Electrical Service Request Application website. The new web-based system will allow for electronic processing of the more than 6,000 electrical service requests that are submitted to the utility each year.

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