The City is in the process of upgrading streetlights. Here is map of phases 1 and 2 of the project. 

The vast majority of the public lights throughout the City are maintained by Pepco. However, some are maintained by the City, including the following:

Pedestrian/Street Lights

The City maintains the decorative pedestrian lights at these locations:
  • Municipal Building
  • 3400 block of Hamilton St.
  • 3000 and 3100 blocks of Hamilton St. (between Queens Chapel Rd. and Ager Rd.), north side of street only
  • Route 1 from Farragut St. to Hamilton St.
  • On the sign-wall (five lights) located at the intersection of US Route 1 and Alternate US Route 1 and on the underside of the Alternate US Route 1 Bridge (three lights), which provide lighting to a section of City Lot #1.

Park Lights

The City maintains park lights at these locations:
  • David C. Driskell Community Park located at 40th Ave. and Hamilton St. (The city does not maintain the lights at the pool or the pool parking lot..)
  • McClanahan Park located at Oliver St. and 36th Ave.
  • Centennial Park located on Baltimore Ave. and Hamilton St. 
  • Robert J. King Memorial Park located on Gallatin St. at 42nd Pl.

Report an Outage

To report an outage of a City-maintained light, please call (301) 985-5032. 
To report an outage of a non-City light, please contact:
  • For street lights: Pepco, (877) 737-2662. Be prepared to provide the address, pole type (wood or metal) and pole number.
  • For Hamilton Pool lights: Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, (301) 699-2255.