New lampposts were getting installed when I rode past earlier this morning. Looks like the result of the morning’s work was replacement of most of the posts between William and Liberty. [photo 1] Not yet replaced are lampposts north of Liberty. Rust at the bases – which prompted the replacement project – is clearly visible. [photo 2] [photo 3]
Political wrangling between the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority and the city of Ann Arbor over which entity would pay for the project likely won’t be remembered by many people.