News Advisory: Mount Vernon's
First Energy-Efficient Traffic and Pedestrian Signals
August 8, 2005
City of Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis along with other
officials from the City of Mount Vernon and the New York Power Authority
(NYPA) are scheduled to be present as the first energy-efficient traffic
and pedestrian signals are installed at the intersection of North 5th
Avenue and Stevens Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 10:00 a.m.
Representatives from Verde Electric Corporation of Mount Vernon, the
firm which will be doing the installation work, will also be present.
New signals will be installed city-wide over the next
several weeks. The signals have a longer operating life, lower maintenance
costs, and consume significantly less electricity.
WHAT: Installation of first energy-efficient
traffic and pedestrian count-down signals in the
City of Mount Vernon
WHEN: Tuesday, August 9, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Intersection of North 5th Avenue and
Stevens Avenue, Mount Vernon
CONTACT: Connie Cullen, New York Power Authority,