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Project Details

Residential Communications Network Expansion

Posting Date: 12/12/2016                

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PROJECT UPDATES (2/26/2018):

Contracted crews will begin another project in the White Center and Highline neighborhoods to upgrade electronic equipment on 35 existing utility poles. This project has been postponed for several months. Information on an updated start date will be provided at a later time. This project is expected to last approximately six weeks.

For more information, please contact Gina Del Giorgio, City Light Project Consultant at (425) 603-8205 or

Maps: White Center / Highline Construction Area


Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services by upgrading electronic equipment at existing network sites on utility poles throughout the public right-of-way in Seattle's neighborhoods.


  • This project is an expansion of existing communications networks and the equipment modifications will increase public safety and enhanced-911 capabilities.
  • This work will also improve wireless services to your area allowing for enhanced connectivity and faster 4G service.
  • During this project, City Light crews will also have the opportunity to upgrade its infrastructure and replace poles that are in poor condition.


  • There are no maintenance power outages planned for this work.
  • Some traffic and parking impacts are expected in the immediate work area.
  • Flaggers will be used where needed on residential streets.
  • Crews will be careful to try and maintain access to driveways.


For more information on wireless co-locations, please visit our Joint Use Engineering website.


Construction Start: TBA

Duration: Varies from project to project

Daily Work Schedule: Mondays - Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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