Proposed 2017 Capital Projects

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Project

Downtown Lighting and Signals Upgrades (14-48)

Community Council

Sponsor Agency

Project Management and Engineering

Estimated Cost

$80,250,000

Funds on hand

$250 000

Additional funds required

$80,000,000

Project scope

Identify the electrical needs in the district and develop a plan for a systematic overhaul of the lighting and signals.

Project need

A thorough analysis is needed of all downtown electrical including street lights, pedestrian lights, and traffic signals. The electrical infrastructure in the downtown area has exceeded its life expectancy. Safety concerns have been expressed due to a lack of lighting in the district. The signals and related wiring need to be upgraded.

Project status

Inventory and condition assessment of existing downtown lighting and signal systems is underway. Additional design funding programmed into 2017 road bond.

Project Comments

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DTCC High Priority: #1 Due to public safety. Please sort out jurisdictional ownership. Street light continuity.