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City Light Plans Repairs on Damaged Conduit in Capitol Hill

Starting in mid-November 2016, Seattle City Light plans to repair a segment of underground electrical conduit at the corner of 10th Avenue and East Union Street in Capitol Hill. These repairs are needed to maintain electrical reliability.

City Light Completes Cable Injection in Lake Forest Park

Earlier this fall, Seattle City Light completed its silicone cable injection work in Lake Forest Park. The project began in September 2016 to enhance the reliability and extend the life of aging underground electrical cables in parts of Lake Forest Park by injecting them with silicone.

City Light Completes Electrical Reliability Improvements On Minor Avenue

Seattle City Light crews recently completed civil construction work on Minor Avenue, located in the Capitol and First Hill neighborhoods. The infrastructure upgrades will allow for increased electrical reliability in the area.

Pioneer Square’s Infrastructure and Paving Upgrade Continues in Pioneer Passage

Seattle City Light plans to replace aging underground conduit along Pioneer Passage as part of the larger infrastructure and paving upgrades taking place in Pioneer Square. The work will increase electrical reliability and capacity in the area. Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and the Alliance for Pioneer Square are coordinating the project with City Light.

Infrastructure and Paving Upgrade Planned for Pioneer Passage in Pioneer Square

Seattle City Light plans to increase reliability by replacing aging underground conduit (duct bank) and electrical cable along the Pioneer Passage alley. The alley is located east of 1st Avenue South between South Washington Street and Yesler Way. The project is being coordinated with the Alliance for Pioneer Square and the… [ Keep reading ]

City Light to Upgrade Electrical Cable in Lake Forest Park

Seattle City Light will be upgrading the aging electrical cable in parts of Lake Forest Park to help improve the electrical reliability in the area. City Light’s contractor, Novinium, will test and where possible, inject underground cables with silicone to fill cracks in the cable insulation to prevent outages. If cables are not suited for injection, they will be replaced at a later time.

Seattle City Light Enhancing Electrical Reliability in SODO

Seattle City Light crews are working to install upgraded underground infrastructure that will improve electrical service to the SODO area. The construction site is along 1st Avenue South between Atlantic Street and Railroad Way South. Crews started work at the northwest corner of the Atlantic Street crosswalk and continued… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Completes East Boston Terrace Project Construction

Seattle City Light recently completed civil construction work for the East Boston Terrace Project located in North Capitol Hill. The construction and related upgrades have increased electrical service reliability and will reduce the number of future unplanned outages for customers in the area.

Denny Substation: Powering Seattle Through the 21st Century

The Denny Substation Project team has updated its early substation design, and will be holding an open house to share its latest work and gather public comments.

Safety Around Electrical Equipment Starts With Awareness

All of us need to recognize the hazards associated with electrical equipment to stay safe.