Underground Utility Program

Program Overview

The City of La Mesa has a program that undergrounds existing overhead utility wires. The City Council chooses which streets to place on the list for undergrounding based on the following criteria:
  • Existing Land Use
  • City gateway or priority area / neighborhood revitalization
  • Circulation element / street classification / walkability
  • Upcoming infrastructure improvements
  • Improve aesthetics
  • San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) criteria

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