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New street lights in Sherwood Forest. (Credit: The Public Lighting Authority of Detroit/Facebook)

Detroit Neighborhood Gets New Historically Styled Lights

The agreement was reached under a Public Lighting Authority program that allows neighborhoods to help fund more-expensive poles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2014

Overhead Lines, LLC repair crew switches-out old, non-working street light and extension arm for new replacements.   (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

New Street Lights Installed In Detroit Neighborhood

New street lights are coming to an east side Detroit neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2013

A surveyor uses a high-tech GPS to perform an audit of Detroit street lights. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Starts Pole-By-Pole Audit Of Street Lights

The tedious task of auditing Detroit’s much-maligned street lighting grid is officially underway in a couple of neighborhoods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

A neighborhood street on Detroit's west side is left in the darkness. Officials say half of Detroit's 80,000 street lights are in disrepair. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Detroit To Conduct Block-by-Block Review Of Street Lights

Lighting is one of the biggest issues facing the city and starting this week, something will be done to see just how big the problem is.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Legislative Session Deals With Flood Of Issues

It may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature’s lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012