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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 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.

Broad Street Substation Upgrade Plans Available for Review

Seattle City Light is making improvements to the Broad Street Substation to increase the reliability of the regional transmission grid. City Light has developed a preliminary design for the improvements and will be holding an open house to present the design. The design includes a proposal to vacate a small… [ Keep reading ]

Public Hearing to Discuss City Light’s 800 Aloha Street Property

Seattle City Light is hosting a public hearing on the disposition plan for the utility’s 800 Aloha Street property on May 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The public hearing will be located at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) at 860 Terry Ave N. in Seattle.

City of Seattle to Host Community Open House in South Lake Union

South Lake Union residents, employees and businesses are invited to a community open house and informational meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 at the South Lake Union Discovery Center, 101 Westlake Avenue North. This event is hosted by the South Lake Union Community Council and the City of Seattle.

Advanced Metering Utility Pole Upgrades Planned for February 2017

In February 2017, Seattle City Light will continue supporting Advanced Metering services throughout the utility’s service territory by replacing existing utility poles with taller poles, which will host wireless utility data collection equipment. The new poles will be 70 feet tall, which is about 20 feet taller than the existing poles.

Construction at Harrison Street to Resume in mid-January 2017

Starting in mid-January 2017, Seattle City Light will resume civil construction to install new vaults and conduit (duct bank) in the South Lake Union neighborhood. This project was previously on hold due to crew availability. The work will allow for increased electrical reliability in the surrounding area.

Roadway Restoration Work Begins on Stewart Street August 3

Beginning Monday, August 1, the contractor for Seattle City Light’s Denny Network Project (part of the Denny Substation Program) will begin final restoration work along Stewart Street between Minor Avenue and 6th Avenue. This work will affect commuters entering the city, particularly at the Stewart Street exit from southbound I-5.

City Light to Participate in South Lake Union Saturday Market Opening Day

Seattle City Light will be present at the opening day of the South Lake Union Saturday Market on May 14. The utility will be distributing information and answering questions related to the construction of the Denny Substation, which will be located near the Saturday Market.

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.