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Residential Communications Network Expansion


Posting Date: 12/12/2016                

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PROJECT UPDATES (4/11/2017):

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 three to six months. Information on an updated start date will be provided at a later time. This project is expected to last approximately six weeks.

Maps: White Center / Highline Construction Area
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Contracted crews are currently working in parts of Phinney Ridge and Fremont to upgrade electronic equipment on 11 poles. This work started in mid-March 2017 and is expected for completion in early April 2017. For more information, please contact Jake Hamilton, City Light Project Consultant at (619) 341-9208 or jake@virtualsitewalk.com.

Maps: Phinney Ridge Construction Area | Fremont Construction Area
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Contracted crews are also working in Fremont and Wallingford to upgrade electronic equipment on 11 utility poles. Crews have completed the equipment installations and will be conducting final tests. For more information, please contact Matt Clark, City Light Project Consultant at (503) 250-0863 or matthew.clark@acomconsultinginc.com.  

Map: Fremont / Wallingford Construction Area
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In Magnolia, the work at West Blaine Street is currently on hold due to permitting. For more information on this work, please contact Marcus Hailey, City Light Project Consultant at (206) 336-7399 or marcus.hailey@crowncastle.com

PROJECT OVERVIEW 

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.

PROJECT BENEFITS

  • 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.

PROJECT IMPACTS

  • 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

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


SCHEDULE

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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