Mayor Names First Locations For 'Operation Night Light'

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Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett has identified the first 25 locations to receive new street lights as part of the city's "Operation Night Light" program. The locations were determined after an analysis of the greatest areas of need by the Department of Public Works and community leaders.

Indianapolis Power and Light Co. will install the new street lights over the next several months. Hogsett's office says the first phase of the initiative will add a total of 100 street lights throughout the city, along with a study of street lighting in Indianapolis to help with the planning of future phases. 

"Since the launch of Operation Night Light, we have engaged neighborhood leaders, analyzed public safety data and listened to constituent requests, in an effort to make our street light infrastructure reflect the needs of the city," said Hogsett. "I am proud to announce the location of the first 25 new street lights and look forward to the continued involvement of the community in order to bring light to darkened streets and hope to forgotten neighborhoods."

"Operation Night Light" was launched in June following Hogsett's executive order that ended a 35-year moratorium on new street lights in Indianapolis. The locations for the new street lights were chosen based on several factors, including community growth, neighborhood requests and public safety concerns.

The first 25 locations to receive new street lights are listed below:

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