PUBLIC WORKS - TRAFFIC SERVICES
- Roadway lighting also known as street lighting within the City limits of Waco are a combination of fixtures, poles, and systems owned and maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation (TX DOT), ONCOR Electric, McLennan County Co-op, and the City of Waco.
- The City of Waco owns and maintains approximately 3,200 street light fixtures. City owned fixtures and poles are identifiable by a yellow and black four-digit number and a City of Waco logo on the pole. The antique street lights in the Greater Downtown are also city owned and maintained. When reporting an outage or repair please share a nearby address if an identification number is not available. ONCOR fixtures and poles are identifiable by an eleven digit (GLN #) on the pole.
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City of Waco Streetlight
ONCOR Street Light
- For residential neighborhoods that are not on arterial or collector streets, a petition process is used to assess the residents desire for street lighting.
- Generally, streetlights are provided at street intersections and at one mid-block location on normal length blocks upon request of a majority of the residents (3 of 4 for corner and 4 of 6 for mid-block).
- The following is a brief description of the petition process:
- Petitions are provided upon request from Traffic Engineering
- Contact Us at (254) 750-5440
- Petitions are prepared by the requestors and returned to Traffic Engineering
- Petitions are reviewed by a Traffic Analyst
- If it is determined that a light meets all requirements, a work authorization is prepared and sent to the proper agency for installations
- It usually takes 4-6 weeks for normal installations
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