Electrical Improvements Planned in Yesler Terrace

Starting this June, Seattle City Light crews will be working to improve electrical reliability in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood by installing new utility poles, overhead wire and equipment. This work is needed to replace aging electrical infrastructure and upgrade the existing electrical system.

Construction work areas pictured above

Though the sequence is subject to change, crews will begin construction in several phases:

  • Phase 1: 11th Avenue East between East Terrace and Spruce streets
  • Phase 2: Alder Street between Terry Avenue and Broadway
  • Phase 3: East Alder Street between Boren and 11th avenues
  • Phase 4: East Alder Street between 11th and 12th avenues
  • To be determined: Boren Avenue and Broadway street crossing

Customers can expect temporary parking and lane restrictions in the immediate work area during construction work hours.

Maintenance power outages are required to do the work safely. Customers will be notified in advance of any outage.

Construction is scheduled to begin on June 11 and last approximately two months. Daily work hours are from Mondays through Fridays, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Crews may need to work on weekends as well.

For more information, customers can contact Percy Schlimm, Senior Electrical Service Representative at (206) 386-1735 or percy.schlimm@seattle.gov.

Visit Seattle City Light’s “At Work in Your Neighborhood” website for the latest updates on this project: http://www.seattle.gov/light/atwork/release.asp?RN=410.

Electrical Improvements Planned in Yesler Terrace

Starting this June, Seattle City Light crews will be working to improve electrical reliability in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood by installing new utility poles, overhead wire and equipment. This work is needed to replace aging electrical infrastructure and upgrade the existing electrical system.

Construction work areas pictured above

Though the sequence is subject to change, crews will begin construction in several phases:

  • Phase 1: 11th Avenue East between East Terrace and Spruce streets
  • Phase 2: Alder Street between Terry Avenue and Broadway
  • Phase 3: East Alder Street between Boren and 11th avenues
  • Phase 4: East Alder Street between 11th and 12th avenues
  • To be determined: Boren Avenue and Broadway street crossing

Customers can expect temporary parking and lane restrictions in the immediate work area during construction work hours.

Maintenance power outages are required to do the work safely. Customers will be notified in advance of any outage.

Construction is scheduled to begin on June 11 and last approximately two months. Daily work hours are from Mondays through Fridays, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Crews may need to work on weekends as well.

For more information, customers can contact Percy Schlimm, Senior Electrical Service Representative at (206) 386-1735 or percy.schlimm@seattle.gov.

Visit Seattle City Light’s “At Work in Your Neighborhood” website for the latest updates on this project: http://www.seattle.gov/light/atwork/release.asp?RN=410.

City Light Completes Electrical System Upgrades in SODO

Seattle City Light crews recently completed a project in late December 2017 to replace aging electrical infrastructure in the SODO neighborhood. The work included the replacement of aging utility poles, overhead wire and equipment to help upgrade the existing electrical system.

Map of the construction work area in the SODO neighborhood.

This work was part of a second phase to upgrade the electrical system in the Chinatown-International District, Yesler Terrace and SODO neighborhoods.

Previous work in the Chinatown-International District area was completed in June 2017. Upgrades to these three neighborhoods will support redevelopment projects and increased electrical reliability, flexibility and capacity.

City Light thanks its customers for their patience during the successful completion of this project.

For more information on this project and others in your area, please visit Seattle City Light’s “At Work in Your Neighborhood” website.

Electrical Infrastructure Upgrades Planned in the International District

Starting in mid-to-late January 2017, Seattle City Light will begin replacing aging utility poles and its associated infrastructure in parts of the International District and Yesler Terrace neighborhoods. The project will upgrade aging infrastructure and the existing electrical system.

The project entails replacing utility poles, overhead wire and equipment on 10th Avenue South and South King Street. Crews will reduce traffic and parking impacts by working in one area at a time. “No Park” signs will be enforced in work zones. These signs will be removed once work has been completed.

The new utility poles will be placed alongside pre-existing poles. Pre-existing poles will be removed once the transfer of all utilities is done by other companies. Seattle City Light will monitor these efforts to facilitate the removal of old poles.

Maintenance power outages are required to do the work safely. Notification will be provided in advance of any outage. The notification will specify the date, time and duration of the outage.

Daily work hours are scheduled from Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Nights and weekend work are possible. The entire project is expected to last approximately six to eight months.

For more information, customers can contact Percy Schlimm, Senior Electrical Service Representative at (206) 386-1735 or percy.schlimm@seattle.gov.

Visit Seattle City Light’s construction website for the latest updates on this project: http://www.seattle.gov/light/atwork/release.asp?RN=379.