A month and a half after state officials said they would be fixed, nearly 100 streetlights are still out in the median along Interstate 35 between Round Rock and Georgetown.
Georgetown resident Pete Vera called the problem to the attention of the Texas Department of Transportation in November, and has now been waiting for five months for the repairs. In late February, state officials told Statesman Watch the lights would be fixed in two weeks.
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The problem: Pete Vera reported last November that more than 50 streetlights were out along Interstate 35 from Round Rock to Georgetown
Who’s responsible: Texas Department of Transportation
What’s new: Agency officials said in late February that the problem would be fixed within two weeks. Although some lights have been repaired, many are still out, and officials say they’ve run into new problems