Works to replace around 500 street lights with energy efficient LEDs on main roads in Boronia, will commence this week.
From 15 July, a crew on a truck with an elevated platform will start replacing streetlights to LEDs.
Works have been scheduled during the day. The street light upgrades include Dorset Road, Erica Avenue, Boronia Road and Chandler Road.
These upgrades will reduce up to 2,900 tonnes of greenhouse gases over the next 20 years.
Other benefits of LEDs include more reliable and uniform light at night, longer lifespan, less maintenance, and improving the amenity and sense safety in our local streets.
The Boronia street light replacement project is a key initiative of the Boronia Revitalisation Project, and supported by our Climate Response Plan 2021-2031, which aims to reduce greenhouse emissions for our community.
With a grant of $100,000 from the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, and $310,000 from Council, a total of $410,000 will be invested into the LED street light upgrades in Boronia.
These works are expected to be completed late August 2022.
Street light replacement is an important action for our climate response. Since 2016, we have replaced around 10,600 street lights with energy efficient LED globes.
Learn more about our climate actions at our Energy efficiency and greenhouse emissions web page.