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Project Details

Utah Ave S. between Colorado Ave S. and 4th Ave S.


Posting Date: 5/15/2015                

Contact: Bill Danbom - Sr. Electrical Service Representative

Phone: (206) 386-1797

 PROJECT UPDATE (8/02/2016)

Crews have finished up the current phase of pulling in new, higher capacity power lines near South Horton Street and 4th Avenue South. Work is currently being planned on the next phase which will continue on to City Light’s South Substation near the intersection of 4th Avenue South and Industrial Way.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Seattle City Light will be continuing work to increase electrical service reliability in the SODO neighborhood. Previously, crews were working along Utah Avenue South. The project will next proceed along South Horton Street between Colorado Avenue South and 4th Avenue South. This project involves replacing poles, overhead electrical wire and upgrading equipment.

Map of the Construction Work Area



PROJECT BENEFITS

Newly installed electrical wire and equipment will improve system reliability and add capacity to the SODO area.

PROJECT TIMELINE & IMPACTS

  • Crews will be replacing poles, overhead electrical wire and equipment to increase electrical capacity and reliability
  • Several maintenance outages will be required for crews to do the work safely. The typical outage length is two to three hours. Customers will be notified one to two weeks in advance of a maintenance outage.
  • Not all customers within the work zone will be affected by the power outages. City Light will contact customers to confirm maintenance outages.
  • Parking impacts are expected. "No Parking" signs will be enforced but kept to a minimum. Crews will remove them as soon as the work is finished.
  • Customers and businesses should expect noise during construction.

SCHEDULE

Construction Start: late-May 2015

Duration: Approximately five months

Daily Work Schedule: Mon-Fri from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., some evenings
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