In an effort to reduce its electricity costs and help the environment, Everett is converting its street lights to more energy efficient versions.
The project, which began this past week and will be completed by the end of March, involves removing the existing high pressure sodium lamps and replacing them with longer-lasting LED lamps.
All 2,400 of the city’s street lights are being converted, including the standard cobra head lights and a small number of decorative flood lights.
In advance of the project, Everett recently acquired the street lights from National Grid for the nominal price of $1. (read more)
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