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Do You Like Chicago's New Brighter Streetlights? The City Wants To Know

By Patty Wetli | January 4, 2017 9:37am
 The city's new LED lights (foreground) shine whiter than the yellow lights now around the city.
The city's new LED lights (foreground) shine whiter than the yellow lights now around the city.
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NORTH PARK — Have you seen Chicago's new LED streetlights, being tested in seven neighborhoods?

Whether you love them or hate them, the city wants to hear from you before making its final decision on replacing more than 270,000 lights.

A feedback survey on the Smart Lighting Project is open until Jan. 9 — click here to weigh in. Questions include how the bright white LED lights affect visibility and how they compare with existing orange-hued high-pressure sodium bulbs.

Here's where to view the test bulbs:

• Touhy Avenue: Paulina Street to Ashland Avenue. Paulina Street: Touhy Avenue to Chase Avenue. Alley from Ashland Avenue to Paulina Street between Touhy Avenue and Chase Avenue. 

• Jersey Avenue: Bryn Mawr Avenue to Hollywood Avenue. Hollywood Avenue: Jersey Avenue to Spaulding Avenue. Alley from Bryn Mawr Avenue to Hollywood Avenue between Jersey Avenue and Spaulding Avenue.

• Hamlin Avenue: Augusta Boulevard to Iowa Street. Augusta Boulevard: Hamlin Avenue to Lawndale Avenue. Alley from Augusta Boulevard to Iowa Street 
between Hamlin Avenue and Ridgeway Avenue. 

• Wood Street: 46th Street to 47th Street. 46th Street: Wood Street to Wolcott Avenue. Alley running south from 46th Street between Wood Street and Honore Street.

• 73rd Street: Bennett Avenue to Euclid Avenue.
 Bennett Avenue: 73rd Street to 74th Street.
 Alley from 73rd Street to 74th Street between Bennett Avenue and Euclid Avenue. 

• State Street: 107th Street to 108th Street.
 107th Street: State Street to Michigan Avenue.
 Alley from 107th Street to 108th Street between State Street and Lafayette Avenue.

• Longwood Drive: 115th Street to 116th Street. 115th Street: Longwood Drive to railroad tracks. Alley from 115th Street to 116th Street between Longwood Drive and Hale Avenue.

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