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Electrical Reliability Upgrades Planned in South Lake Union

Seattle City Light crews plan to increase the electrical reliability of the South Lake Union neighborhood by installing an underground electrical vault near the intersection of Republican Street and Fairview Avenue North. This new infrastructure will provide the additional capacity needed for electrical lines coming from the Denny Substation.

City Light Completes Electrical Reliability Upgrades in Blue Ridge

In late 2018, Seattle City Light completed an electrical reliability project in Seattle’s Blue Ridge and North Beach neighborhoods. The work was part of a larger effort to replace an aging electrical system that was installed in the early 1970s.

Seattle City Light and Seattle Fire Department Partner to Address Network Vault Fires

At an event and demonstration today with the Seattle Fire Department and Seattle City Light, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the first-in-the-nation partnership today between Seattle City Light and the Seattle Fire Department to more effectively fight fires in underground electrical vaults. “Seattle has always been at the leading… [ Keep reading ]

Arroyo/South Arbor Heights Conduit Installation Project Begins This May

Starting in May 2018, Seattle City Light will be working in the Arroyo/South Arbor Heights area to install new electrical conduits, vaults and streetlights. This work is needed to replace aging underground, direct buried cables in the neighborhood.

City Light Completes Duct Bank Installation in South Lake Union

In March 2018, Seattle City Light crews completed the final civil work in South Lake Union. Crews installed electrical vaults and duct banks on Harrison Street, between Dexter and 9th avenues north.

Crews Complete Electrical Reliability Work in Tukwila

This past December, a Seattle City Light contractor recently completed the final repair work on several existing electrical conduits along 42nd Avenue South in Tukwila, WA. The project also included the installation of new vaults to enhance reliability for electrical service.

Seattle City Light to Repair Conduit on 42nd Avenue South

In late October 2017, a Seattle City Light contractor will be working along 42nd Avenue South in Tukwila, WA to repair existing electrical conduits and install new vaults. This work will enhance the electrical system’s reliability and reduce the likelihood of unplanned power outages.

Electrical Infrastructure Repairs on Harvard Avenue Begin This August

Starting in early August 2017, Seattle City Light will be taking steps to maintain the electrical reliability in the Capitol Hill area by repairing an electrical vault and conduits along Harvard Avenue. This work will be done in two stages.

City Light Completes Underground Conversion Work in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light recently completed the final stages of work for the East Union Street Underground Conversion Project. City Light’s contractor, Pellco Construction, installed underground electrical conduit, vaults and associated equipment in parts of East Union Street, from 10th to 11thAvenue. This work was aligned with the City of Seattle’s ordinance to underground power lines in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Seattle City Light Completes Construction at 6th Avenue & Cherry Street

This past June, Seattle City Light recently completed the final stages of civil construction at 6th Avenue and Cherry Street. Crews excavated for new conduit (duct bank) between the existing electrical vaults on the west side of 6th Avenue and the south side of Cherry Street.