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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Roosevelt Island West Road Floodlight Shining Into Riverwalk Apartment Window - Is Con Ed Emergency Generator Lights The Cause?

A Roosevelt Island resident asks:

Do you know who we should contact to ask about the floodlight on W Rd next to 465 Main St?  I just want to know how long it will be up, because it shines ridiculously brightly into our apartment.  If it’s going to be there for quite a while, we might have to invest in drapes. 
Image of West Road Floodlight This Evening

As reported in this post last Saturday, I believe the floodlight has to do with Con Ed shutting off the streetlights on West Road due to a stray voltage situation over the weekend.
... Con edison has temporarily disconnected several lights on the Westdrive between Riverwalk buildings 405 and 425. RIOC has placed emergency generator lights at this location until the street lights are fully restored....

The street light shut off extended to 465 Main Street as well. I asked Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) for an explanation earlier today but have not received a reply yet and also suggested that the resident report the issue to RI 311 See Click Fix. Will update when and if RIOC responds.


YetAnotherRIer said...

Ah, I kind of had a hunch that it was you, Rick, who took the pictures of the flood light tonight. Who else would take pictures of that kind of stuff. Anyway... keep up the good work.

RooseveltIslander said...

Next time say hello.