“Starting in late December 2016, Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services in Fremont and Wallingford by upgrading electronic equipment to 11 utility poles throughout the public right-of-way of these neighborhoods”

Fremont, and Wallingford, will be getting an upgrade, says Seattle City Light. “…Affected customers are receiving the information [copied below].


  • This project is an expansion of existing communications networks and the equipment modifications will increase public safety and enhanced-911 capabilities. The work will also improve wireless services to areas, 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 utility 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 areas. Crews will be careful to maintain access to driveways.
  • This project is anticipated to start in late December 2016. This work will last approximately four to five weeks. Daily work hours are from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“Media inquiries can be directed to Scott Thomsen, External Communications at (206) 615-0978 or scott.thomsen@seattle.gov.  Customers can contact Matt Clark, City Light Project Consultant at (503) 250-0863 or matthew.clark@acomconsultinginc.com.  Visit Seattle City Light’s construction website for the latest updates on this project: http://www.seattle.gov/light/atwork/release.asp?RN=326.

“…HERNANN AMBION | PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST COMMUNICATIONS hernann.ambion@seattle.gov TEL (206) 684-3008 CELL (206) 549-2038  Seattle City Light At Work In Your Neighborhood”