After a short delay, workers are changing out about 60 street light fixtures a day, and that is expected to double soon.
City Engineer Ricardo Morales said that as of Friday more than 850 lights were changed. But, that is a slower start than planned after the city had to find a new manufacturer for drivers for many of the units. Morales said the c1 fixture drivers were delayed in delivery and instead of waiting out the delay, the city opted to get the material from a different manufacturer in
New year, new streetlights.
After months of figuring out the logistics, the city will be rolling out the construction phase of converting more than 5,000 street lights to more efficient LED technology. The city has signed contracts with Pine Ridge Technologies to replace all street lights, parking lots, and exterior school lights throughout the city.