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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Mayor Broome Announces Street Lighting Upgrade Project

Baton Rouge, LA – January 23, 2024 – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announces a significant upgrade to street lighting on three roadways in Baton Rouge. The project is replacing traditional mercury vapor bulbs with brighter, energy-efficient LED bulbs.

St. Gerard Street and Third Street in downtown have already been upgraded, and Scenic Highway is nearing completion.

“The feedback from local business owners and residents has been overwhelmingly positive, echoing the administration’s commitment to providing safer, well-lit streets,” said Mayor Broome.

Key Upgrades:

  • St. Gerard Street: 22 lights
  • Third Street Downtown: 44 lights
  • Scenic Highway: 58 lights

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