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Bakersfield City Council may use Measure N funds to study replacing street lights

Posted at 7:15 AM, Nov 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 10:15:30-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield City Council is scheduled to discuss using funds from Measure N to conduct a city wide study on street lights.

The study would remove and replace 163 existing street lights with more powerful lighting at different intersections in Bakersfield.

A similar study was conducted last year and found that areas with better lighting see a reduced amount of crime and car crashes.