Street Lights

GIS File Name

INFRA_StreetLights

Description

The City of Cambridge owns and maintains most street lights in the City. These were purchased from NSTAR in 2005. Types of lights include Cobrahead (most typical), and various types of decorative lighting. Park Lights are in a separate layer. Some street lights are owned by other organizations. DCR, the State, and Universities all own lights along the roadways they maintain. These street lights are in a layer 'StreetLightsNonCity'

Purpose

This layer has all City of Cambridge owned street lights. These lights are maintained by the Cambridge Electrical Department.

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Last Modified

07-27-2017

Attributes

Name Type Details Description
POLEID type: String
width: 15
precision: 0
Unique ID for each street light. This number is also marked on each pole.
STREETNAME type: String
width: 24
precision: 0
Name of street the light is on
STREETSUFFIX type: String
width: 4
precision: 0
Street suffix for the street which the light is on.
INTERSECTION type: String
width: 20
precision: 0
Street intersection if the light is at one
NUMLAMPS type: Integer
width: 4
precision: 10
Number of lamps on a pole
DESCRIPTION type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Type of head on the light.
OWNER type: String
width: 25
precision: 0
Owner - always City of Cambridge
LEDCHK type: String
width: 6
precision: 0
Field check by Cambridge GIS
NEIGHBORHOOD type: Double
width: 8
precision: 38
CDD Neighborhood each light is in.
STREET_ID type: String
width: 254
precision: 0
Street ID. Each street has a unique ID. The first part of the PoleID.
POLE_NUM type: String
width: 254
precision: 0
ID for each pole on a street. Part of the unique PoleID
FIXTURETYPE type: String
width: 254
precision: 0
Coding for LED project. Corresponds to the number of LED lights in a fixture. A1 = 120 bulbs, A2 = 80 bulbs, A3 = 40 bulbs per lamp
LAMP1 type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Unique ID for a pole with 2 lamps.
LAMP2 type: String
width: 50
precision: 0
Unique ID for a pole with 2 lamps.

Coordinate System

NAD 1983 StatePlane Massachusetts Mainland FIPS 2001 Feet