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Project Details

Residential Communications Network Expansion

Posting Date: 4/2/2018                

Contact: See project for more details -

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PROJECT UPDATE (5/7/2018):

Contracted crews are currently working in the Queen Anne and Westlake areas to attach two low-power antennas and equipment cabinets to several utility poles along the public right-of-way. 

Construction is anticipated to start in early-to-mid April 2018. Daily work hours are Monday – Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The entire project is now estimated for completion in late May 2018.

Customers can contact Matt Clark, Acom Consulting (City Light Consultant) at (503) 250-0863 or matthew.clark@acomconsultinginc.com for questions.


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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