Traditional high pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide (MH) fixtures are being replaced with new light emitting diode (LED) fixtures. In most areas, you will notice a change in the light color, from an orange light to a brighter white light.
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The City is investing in the new fixtures to improve light quality, increase visibility and reduce energy costs.
The City of Hollywood is upgrading the more than 2,000 City-owned fixtures.
Existing high intensity discharge (HID) fixtures will be replaced with new light emitting diode (LED) fixtures and smart controls.
Florida Power and Light poles and fixtures were replaced over the last several years. It is possible the light outside your property has already been upgraded to LED
Alleyway lighting is not included in this scope of work
The existing light fixture will be replaced and the existing pole will remain the same.
In some cases it may be necessary for crews to prune existing landscaping at no expense to the homeowner.
You can help by ensuring all personal property, including landscaping planted in pots or planters that can be temporarily moved should be moved outside of the work zone.
The lighting upgrade project is slated to begin in October 2023.
The lighting upgrade project is scheduled to conclude by October 2024, subject to weather or other unexpected delays.
City-owned street lights are being upgraded throughout the entire City.
For questions or concerns, please call the Department of Design and Construction Management, Elisa A Iglesias, Sr. Project Manager, at 954-921-3410