On Oncor's Super Bowl To-Do List: Get Those Commerce St. Bridge Lights Back On (Finally)
|Red Oak Kid|
So, funny thing: I open the Metro section this morning and see the Commerce Street lights top the DMN Problem Solver's list. Says right there: They've "been out for years," are Oncor's responsibility and that "repairs are scheduled." Great. Excellent. Awesome news. But, like, when? Doesn't say.
I called Oncor's PR department this morning for a better answer. Ashley Burton took my questions, asked around, then called me back.
"Those lights are on our list for repairs," she told me. "We don't have a set date, but we are hoping to have them back on before the Super Bowl." But, she says, it's a rather complicated repair job: "There's a problem with the circuit" that keeps all the lights on, Burton explained. "It's not just as simple as replacing a bulb. But we are hoping they'll be back on before the Super Bowl."