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City Light Relocates Transmission Towers Along Boulder River

In December 2015, an emergency bank protection project at Boulder River, just east of Oso, Washington, revealed a need to relocate two of Seattle City Light’s lattice transmission towers. Natural river channel migration to the west caused erosion that threatened the structural stability of the towers. Several staff members at City… [ Keep reading ]

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.

City Light Reliability Work Will Affect Traffic on I-5

Seattle City Light is enhancing the reliability of its electrical system by transferring transmission lines onto new poles on the east and west sides of Interstate 5 at NE 60th Street. Intermittent rolling slowdowns in both directions on I-5 between Northgate Way and State Route 520 are necessary for motorist and worker safety.

Seattle City Light Offers 2015 Excess Transmission Capacity for Resale

Seattle City Light is offering for resale excess capacity that it controls on the Bonneville Power Administration’s transmission system.

Horse Logger Helps Clear Hazard Trees Near Bridle Trails Power Lines

A bit of living history is on display at Bridle Trails State Park in Bellevue, where a volunteer horse logger is helping to protect Seattle’s electricity supply.

Seattle City Light’s Jim Baggs Elected to Western Electricity Reliability Post

Seattle City Light Compliance Officer Jim Baggs has been elected to chair the membership committee that will advise a new company created to oversee electric reliability coordination for energy generation and transmission in 17 western states.

Seattle City Light Ironworkers Go to Great Heights to Get Job Done

Seattle City Light’s 10 ironworkers have a wide variety of responsibilities in serving our customers’ electricity needs behind the scenes.

Central Waterfront Transmission Line Relocation Field Work Continues Sunday – April 7

This Sunday, April 7, crews will continue investigative fieldwork for Phase 2 of the Central Waterfront Transmission Line Relocation Project. The work is necessary to complete the design that will lead to the relocation of transmission lines off the Alaskan Way Viaduct before it is demolished.

Central Waterfront Transmission Line Relocation Field Work Continues Sunday – March 17

Potholing activities outside of the Seattle Tunnel Partners work zone This Sunday, March 17, crews will continue investigative fieldwork for Phase 2 of the Central Waterfront Transmission Line Relocation Project. This includes potholing activities inside and outside of the Seattle Tunnel Partners (STP) fenced-off work zone. Crews anticipate working outside… [ Keep reading ]

Central Waterfront Transmission Line Relocation Field Work Continues Sunday

This Sunday, Feb. 24, crews will continue investigative fieldwork for phase 2 of the Central Waterfront Transmission Line Relocation Project. This includes potholing and geoprobe activities inside of the Seattle Tunnel Partners fenced-off work zone.