Design Engineer A.J. Molnar of Southeastern Consulting Engineers, says the selection of lighting is a blend of aesthetics and functionality.
Once the larger, wooden street lights are removed, along with most power poles and lines, the lighting will look more appropriate, he
says to light the road, the taller poles are needed and all must be reviewed and approved by the DOT
said officials have also been questioned by passersby why the poles sometimes appear to be different colors.In some lighting, the poles appear more gray than the intended black, observers have said. Molnar
says the color is night sky, the darkest selection possible.Officials chose the all concrete poles, which if damaged are the same color throughout, Molnar