December 4, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 49

74 New Light Poles For Glasgow

Wooden poles for streetlights and phone lines were a common practice in the years past. Today new poles made of fiberglass and steel stand through the weather and winds and are used more frequently.

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NorthWestern Energy has begun to replace 74 streetlight poles in Glasgow. Butch Larcombe, the media contact for the company, explained that the project to replace old poles in poor condition is statewide, but Glasgow is now the next in line to have replacements take place.

“We’re trying to get ahead of problems and work correctively on poles that really need replaced,” Larcombe said. “...

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