MEDIA ALERT: City of Cleveland Announces Installation of More than 60,000 LED Streetlights in City Neighborhoods

Friday, June 28, 2019

CLEVELAND –The City of Cleveland will announce the launch of its streetlight conversion program, a project that combines cost-saving and energy-efficient LED streetlights with smart camera technology. A total of 61,000 streetlights –owned by Cleveland Public Power (CPP) – are scheduled to be replaced over an 18-month period as part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Safe Smart CLE initiative.

WHO:            Mayor Frank G. Jackson 

                    Council President Kevin J. Kelley (Ward 13)

                    Councilman Joe Jones (Ward 1)

                    Director of Utilities Robert Davis 

                    Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams 

                    Vice President of Programs and Engineering for Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems Goutham Lingannagari (Gow-tham Lingan-na-gari)                  

WHAT:         The City of Cleveland will announce the launch of its streetlight conversion program. The project includes the installation of 61,000 LED streetlights and several smart cameras throughout the City.

WHEN:         Monday, July 1, 2019, 11 a.m. 

WHERE:      Intersection of Lee Road and Myrtle Avenue in Ward 1  

For more information on Safe Smart CLE and progress on the project, visit 

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