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#112740 - 09/06/01 06:04 AM City Lights
Webmaster Offline


Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3142
Loc: NY, USA

What do you do when a hazard is caused by the AHJ's own? This is a picture on the median which is owned and maintained by one of the local cities. Christmas lights were installed and still run nightly after 9 months. Some are falling off of the trees. They're plugged into these recps without GFI protection or in-use covers. If someone was to try this privately, they would be red tagged immediately!

(Same town has brightly painted fiberglass Sheep in the median..go figure)

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#112741 - 09/06/01 10:05 AM Re: City Lights
George Corron Offline

Registered: 05/16/01
Posts: 728
Loc: Lorton, Va USA
Man, I don't see the problem, it took the city YEARS to grow those light supports, and someone had to strategically place them just so they'd be right for the festivities. It's all in your perspective see ? Some see trees, some see "natures own" light supports. And, I may add, it is unusual to find a bureaucrat who keeps Christmas in their heart 9 months of the year !!!!!!!

#112742 - 09/06/01 01:51 PM Re: City Lights
Bill Addiss Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 4196
Loc: NY, USA

What's that thing between the outlet and the "Light Support"? (Good one George )


#112743 - 09/06/01 03:45 PM Re: City Lights
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
The "light support" has an extension cord and a Christmas string that run to the duplex in the 1 gang box. The 2 gang box in front is a ?. There's about 1/2 mile like this w/ an eco-friendly light support every 100' or so.
I shot the pic out my truck window while waiting at a traffic signal.


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