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  • NR-16 Elvira Neighborhood Solar Lighting System

    Total Actual Cost: $90,000
    Project Number: CCDN97ELV
    Funding Sources: 1997 General Obligation Bonds
    Completion Date: August 2018 
    Managing Dept.: Community Development  & Neighborhood Conservation
    Project Map: GIS Map

    Eight solar powered light fixtures were installed along Acadia Drive between Santa Clara Drive and 12th Avenue plus one extra light paid for by the City of Tucson and installed on Santa Clara Avenue.  Benefits provided by this new lighting include increased safety, reduced crime, neighborhood beautification and curtailed trash dumping (at Santa Clara).

    This lighting will also encourage residents to walk or play outdoors, allow an increased sense of safety and security, and a more enjoyable walking experience overall.
     
    Residents involved in the Neighborhood Reinvestment process found the experience of working with neighbors and local government to be positive.  Walking paths, more street lighting and community preservation efforts represent projects for which they would like to seek funding in the future.

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