By Jack Johnson, Boulder City Review
The city will be inspecting aging wooden electrical poles during the next several weeks for possible upgrades or replacement.
The inspections by Osmose Utility Services started Monday and include the examination of poles in backyards and other portions of privately owned property. The work begins this month and will continue into June.
The city has allocated $600,000 in its fiscal year 2013 budget for the project to either replace poles or brace them to lengthen their lifespan, said Electric Utility Supervisor Rory Dwyer.