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Powering the Battery Street Tunnel Meters

It’s hard to forget driving past the view of Puget Sound on the viaduct and coasting through the Battery Street Tunnel on our daily commutes, trips to Green Lake, or any of the many destinations in and out of the city. What you may not have seen were the nine meters that lined the Battery Street Tunnel and more so, the meter readers that were tasked with checking those meters in the narrow tunnel.

Seattle City Light System Reliability Work to Affect Traffic on I-405

Seattle City Light fiberoptic work will cause rolling slowdowns late at night from September 18-22 on Interstate 405 southeast of Alderwood Mall.

City Light Relocating Transmission Lines Beneath Alaskan Way Viaduct

Transmission lines that power downtown Seattle have been attached to the Alaskan Way Viaduct since it was constructed in 1953. Seattle City Light has been working to complete the full relocation of these transmission lines to a permanent location underground.

Temporary Fairview Bridge Pole and Wire Relocation Completed

Seattle City Light has successfully completed a temporary pole and wire relocation alongside Fairview Bridge.

Utility Pole Replacements Scheduled in Beacon Hill

Later this month, Seattle City Light will continue replacing aging utility poles in parts of the utility’s service territory to improve and upgrade electrical reliability for customers. City Light’s contractor, Magnum Power LLC, will be installing new utility poles, relocating wires and replacing aging equipment in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

City Light System Reliability Work to Affect Traffic on I-5

Seattle City Light crews plan to enhance the reliability of the electrical system by pulling new power lines across Interstate 5 at NE 60th Street in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood.

City Light Continues Pole Replacement Work in March

Starting in mid-to-late March 2017, Seattle City Light will continue replacing aging utility poles in various parts of the utility’s service territory to improve and upgrade electrical reliability for customers.

Shoreline Substation Transformer Replacement Project Complete

Seattle City Light recently completed a transformer replacement project at the Shoreline Substation. Crews worked tirelessly to remove the old transformer, prepare the pad for the new transformer and then assembled it. The new transformer was installed, tested, and commissioned and began serving the Shoreline community in late 2016.

City Light Completes Streetlight Safety Upgrades in Holly Park

Seattle City Light recently completed the final phase of work in the Holly Park neighborhood to upgrade the streetlight electrical grounding system. This work ensures that all streetlights continue to work properly and safely by reducing the risk of contact voltage through improved grounding. Grounding is installed on electrical systems to ensure… [ Keep reading ]

Denny Substation Construction Work Will Impact Denny Way Starting Oct. 14

Seattle City Light is advising drivers and commuters to prepare for five weeks of lane closures on Denny Way between Stewart St. and Minor Ave N, beginning Friday, Oct. 14. Crews will be installing underground utilities for the Denny Substation.