Correct Phone Number for Notifying GA Power about Street Lite Outages

In the last Safety Report I listed a wrong phone number for reporting street lite outages on wooden poles – the correct number is 1-888-891-0938. Burned out lites on metal poles get reported to public works at 404-330-6333. Make sure you have an exact location for the pole, as workers are dispatched in the daytime when the lites are off anyway.

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Street Light Outages

If you have a burned out street lite on your street or nearby – make a report and keep VaHi lit at nite. Burned out street lites on wood poles are to be reported to GA Power customer service at 1-888-660-5890 and make sure you either specify the street number the pole is closest to or the intersecting streets (if on a corner). Street lites on metal poles get reported to Public Works at publicworks@atlantaga,gov These burned out bulbs get changed during the daytime – so the specific location is very important.

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Additional Street Lights for Security

The Civic Association has allocated some monies to fund some additional street lights in dark areas where there has been excessive criminal activity – mainly car-break-ins. I would like to have 6 VaHi locations to try out this program and so therefore I need suggestions as to where to try extra lighting – hopefully in public areas where there are already existing wood utility poles, but this is not a hard and fast criteria. Please e-mail to me your suggested locations and I am going to ask our Beat 603 Officer Cooper to be the judge of the best sites to begin with.

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