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Delridge Electrical Upgrades

Map showing the area of the Delridge electrical upgrades

Project Description

Seattle City Light crews plan to upgrade the electrical infrastructure of the Delridge neighborhood by replacing aging utility poles, overhead wires and equipment along Southwest Brandon Street, 21st Avenue Southwest, Southwest Andover Street and 23rd Avenue Southwest.

Location

Construction will occur on:

  • Southwest Brandon Street
  • 21st Avenue Southwest
  • Southwest Andover Street
  • 23rd Avenue Southwest

What's Happening Now?

Project Update (June 2022): This project is 95% complete. Crews are completing some final spot work along the affected work area.

Community Benefits

  • The new infrastructure will increase electrical reliability in the Delridge neighborhood by replacing aging electrical infrastructure.
  • The electrical upgrades will reduce unplanned power outages.

Anticipated Impacts

  • Some traffic and parking will be restricted due to construction work areas.
    • "No Park" signs will be enforced in work zones and removed once the work is completed in that area.
  • Power outages are expected from this work.
    • Notifications will be provided in advance of outages. The notification will specify the date, time and duration of the outage.
  • Some noise is expected from heavy machinery.
  • Crews will begin replacing utility poles, overhead wire and equipment.
  • The new poles will be placed alongside pre-existing poles, with the exemption of specific pole locations where adjustments will be made to improve pedestrian mobility.
  • Pre-existing poles will be removed once the transfer of all wires and equipment are done by other utilities. City Light will monitor these efforts to facilitate the removal of old poles.

  • Construction Start: Late February 2020
  • Duration: TBD
  • Daily Work Schedule: Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. w/ nights & weekends

Thomas Gravell
Electrical Service Representative Supervisor
thomas.gravell@seattle.gov
(206) 386-1672

City Light

Debra Smith, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34023, Seattle, WA, 98124-4023
Phone: (206) 684-3000
SCL_ExternalComms@seattle.gov

Seattle City Light was created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902 to provide affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power to the City of Seattle and neighboring suburbs.