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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Crash leaves light pole dangling over a wetland

Repair will disrupt traffic on Bothell-Everett Highway


Last updated 1/20/2021 at 12:08pm

Jana Hill

A light pole across from The Reserve apartments on Bothell Everett Highway was damaged in a collision and will be replaced. The City hopes to be reimbursed for the damage.

The oddly placed evening glimmer dangling over a wetland off Bothell-Everett Highway in Mill Creek is going to shine from above again, in about a month.

That glow is from a light post that was knocked over a couple of months ago across from The Reserve apartments.

A vehicle collision tore the base of the streetlight post from the soil and took out part of a guardrail, leaving the streetlight hanging over a pond like an uprooted metal flower.

The light still works, said Mike Todd, director of Public Works for the city of Mill Creek. The city has been getting calls on why it is still damage...

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