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Underground Electrical Upgrades Planned in Capitol Hill

In 2017, Seattle City Light crews installed underground electrical conduit, vaults and associated equipment in parts of the Capitol Hill neighborhood. This work was done as part of the City of Seattle’s ordinance to convert overhead power lines to an underground electrical system. The next step of this work involves pulling in cables to connect to the underground system. This is projected to begin in early March 2020.

Arroyo Community Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Seattle City Light will be hosting a community meeting for Arroyo neighborhood residents on Thursday, December 14 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Westside School to discuss an unplanned power outage that took place on December 3. The meeting will also include information about the history of the neighborhood’s electrical infrastructure, and future upgrades for the Arroyo area.

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.

East Union Street Underground Conversion Project Starts in mid-January

Starting in mid-January 2017, a Seattle City Light contractor will be working in the Capitol Hill neighborhood to install underground electrical conduit, vaults and associated equipment in parts of East Union Street from 10th to 11th Avenue. This work is aligned with the City of Seattle’s ordinance to underground power lines in this area.

City Light Completes Conduit Repairs in Capitol Hill

Seattle City Light recently repaired a segment of underground electrical conduit at the corner of 10th Avenue and East Union Street. These repairs were needed to maintain electrical reliability for customers in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

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.

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 ]

Keeping the Lights ON in the View Ridge Neighborhood — Public Meeting to Discuss Electric Service Reliability Improvement Project

Seattle City Light crews will begin work Oct. 13 to upgrade the underground electrical system in a southern section of the View Ridge neighborhood in order to improve the system’s reliability and better serve customers. The boundaries for the project are approximately: NE 65th Street on the north, NE 55th Street on the south, 33rd Avenue NE on the east, and 45th Avenue NE on the west. The project is projected to last through April 2015, and will employ methods that both mitigate cost and minimize disruption to the surrounding neighborhood.

Seattle City Light Begins Construction Work on Melrose Avenue

Seattle City Light crews are working to install a new underground infrastructure project that will bring electrical service to a condominium and retail development at 301 East Pine Street on Capitol Hill. The construction site is on Melrose Avenue between East Pine and East Pike Street.