City Light Update on Streetlight Response Plan

Superintendent Jorge Carrasco briefed the media on the plans City Light has to inspect and to make repairs, if necessary, to any of the 20,000 metal streetlight poles and 10,000 metal “hand holes” (small streetlight vault covers) in the utility’s service territory.

Superintendent Jorge Carrasco  briefed the media on the plans City Light has to inspect and to make repairs, if necessary,  to any of the 20,000 metal streetlight poles and 10,000 metal “hand holes” (small streetlight vault covers) in the utility’s service territory.

Last month a dog stepped on an energized metal plate covering a small streetlight vault on Queen Anne Avenue.  Last Monday, City Light received a call from a customer in the High Point area who was concerned that there might be a faulty streetlight in her neighborhood.

Here is the video of the news breifing held Thursday, December 9, 2010.

http://www.seattlechannel.org/videos/video.asp?ID=5191015