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The city of Santa Clarita will begin replacing streetlights attached to traffic signals and intersections on Monday evening.

Existing high-pressure sodium light fixtures will be replaced with brighter and energy efficient Light-Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures throughout the City, which will lead to improved visibility for both drivers and pedestrians.

The first phase of the project will replace the highway safety lights located in half of all intersections in Santa Clarita, enhancing lighting for crosswalks located in signalized intersections. Work will take place in the evenings between 8:30 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. to limit impacts, and will be completed by Nov. 14.

Work will begin at the eastern-most portion of Soledad Canyon Road and proceed west into Canyon Country. Fixtures will then be replaced in the Saugus and North Valencia areas before work is completed in Valencia and Newhall. A total of 529 highway safety light fixtures will be replaced in the first phase.

For more information about this project, please contact Kevin Tonoian, the City’s Special Districts Manager, at (661) 290-2210.

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