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Are you seeing Purple Street Lights?


purple streetlights

Driving around the county, you may be seeing purple street lights.  If so, do they mean Halloween is approaching?  Are they in honor of the Ravens?  Does this have something to do with COVID??

None of the above! 

BGE, states that due to a manufacturer defect, some LED street lights may have a malfunction causing the lights to gradually turn purple or blue.

You can help BGE replace these by reporting these lights as an outage at:

To report problems with existing streetlights, please call BGE directly at 1-800-685-0123 or use BGE's online reporting form.

Date Posted: 10/06/2021
Amanda Fiedler
District 5 Councilmember

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