Street Lighting

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Street Lighting-1Currently the City of West Sacramento oversees approximately 4,500 street lights within the city limits. This includes varieties from new developments to the lights in established parts of the city. The majority of lights in the city are High Pressure Sodium (which emits a yellowish light). The city owns and maintains about half of the street lights while the other half are maintained by PG&E.

Maintenance Activities

Maintenance activities include electrical wiring and light fixtures, replacement of burned-out lamps and repair and replacement of damaged equipment caused by auto accidents and vandalism. These activities are overseen and coordinated by the Traffic/Transportation Section. The work is completed by outside contractors and PG&E crews, depending on ownership of the street light.

Contact Information

Street Light Emergency: (Downed poles or power lines): 24-hr Customer Service Line: 1-800-PGE-5000 or 1-800-743-5000

Non-Emergency: To report a dark or malfunctioning street light you may do one of the following:

  • By Phone: (916) 617-5013 just follow the instructions of the recorded message.
  • By Computer
  • In Person: Visit City of West Sacramento
    City Hall, 1st Floor, Public Works, Engineering Division, Traffic/Transportation Section
    1110 West Capitol Ave
    West Sacramento, CA 95691
    (916) 617-4850

Whichever method you choose, when reporting a problem, please have the pole number available. The pole number can usually be found on stickers approximately 8 feet high on the traffic side of the pole.

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