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City Light Completes Underdeck Lighting Upgrades in South Park

Seattle City Light recently completed the final lighting upgrades at the State Route 99 overpass on South Cloverdale Street. Contracted crews replaced the high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures from August to December 2020.

City Light Completes Streetlight Infrastructure Upgrades in Shelby-Hamlin

This past fall, contracted crews completed a six-month project to replace an aging streetlight system in the Shelby-Hamlin/Montlake area. Crews replaced the streetlight fixtures, poles and underground infrastructure with updated equipment. The new fixtures were selected, based on community feedback from local residents.

Seattle City Light Contact Voltage Survey Results

In late 2018, Seattle City Light completed its ninth consecutive year conducting contact voltage testing. With the help of Power Survey Company, City Light was able to identify and repair 17 instances, 10 City Light-owned and 7 privately-owned systems, where metal structures or equipment were improperly energized with at least 30 volts of electricity. These instances were responded to and repaired immediately after being discovered.

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.

Seattle City Light Completes Streetlight Repairs in First Hill

This past May, Seattle City Light worked to improve pedestrian safety in the First Hill neighborhood by temporarily repairing 18 failed streetlights along Madison Street.

Seattle City Light to Repair Streetlights in First Hill

Starting in mid-to-late May 2017, Seattle City Light will be working to improve pedestrian safety in the First Hill neighborhood by temporarily repairing 18 failed streetlights on Madison Street, spanning from Minor to Terry avenues. Crews will connect overhead cables from Terry Avenue and Madison Street towards Boren and 9th avenues to restore power to the failed streetlights.

UPDATE: Repairs Along I-5 to Cause Rolling Slowdowns April 26-28

Seattle City Light crews will perform emergency repair work April 26 through April 27, 2017, impacting traffic on Interstate 5. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes.

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 ]

Streetlight Inspection Will Cause Rolling Slowdown on Ballard Bridge

Seattle City Light plans to inspect streetlights on the Ballard Bridge following the Seattle Department of Transportation’s seismic upgrades. The inspection is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17 starting at 7 p.m. and ending at 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. Single northbound and southbound lane closures on the bridge will be necessary. Motorists should expect rolling slowdowns in the direction of the affected lane. Only one lane at a time will be closed.

City Light Completes Streetlight Conversions at Seattle Center

Seattle City Light has completed the conversion of streetlights along the perimeter of Seattle Center to LEDs and its former 480-volt power supply to a 120-volt system.