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Project Details

West Seattle Overhead Lines Upgrade


Posting Date: 10/23/2014                

Contact: Michael Gabrielson - Electrical Service Representative

Phone: 206-386-4245

PROJECT UPDATE (4/20/2016)

Crews are continuing the power lines upgrade on California Ave SW from SW Holly Street south to SW Othello Street, as well as on SW Frontenac Street from California Ave SW west to Fauntleroy Way SW.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

A portion of West Seattle currently runs on an aging, outdated electrical distribution system.  Seattle City Light will be upgrading the neighborhood's electrical infrastructure, which will be more reliable and provide more capacity to meet increasing demand for electricity.

PROJECT BENEFITS

Customers can expect a more reliable system, which will provide more capacity to meet the increasing demand for electricity.

PROJECT IMPACTS

The project entails replacing poles, cross arms, insulators, transformers, and electrical wires. Some maintenance outages will be necessary. Affected residents will be notified of maintenance outages in advance.

  • The project entails replacing poles. cross arms, insulators, transformers and electrical wires.
  • Some maintenance outages will be necessary. Affected residents will be notified of these outages in advance.

SCHEDULE

Construction Start: 2008

Duration: 10 years

Daily Work Schedule: Ongoing throughout West Seattle until 2018
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