Streetlight & Traffic Signals

Street Lights

The City of Cottage Grove owns, operates, and repairs 2,150 city street lights and 325 non-city streetlights owned by Xcel Energy. The Utility Department's Streetlight Divisions responsibilities include:

  • Maintains all City-owned traffic signals and streetlights which includes repairing semaphores and inoperable streetlights resulting from accidents, vandalism, equipment failure, and normal aging
  • Provides underground location services as required
  • Supervises streetlight installation including maintenance and operation
  • Performs monthly inspections of all semaphores and crossing signals
  • Providing regular inspection and maintenance of signal lights