The Voice of the Community Since 1909, Serving Moorcroft and Pine Haven, Wyoming

Looking at streetlights

The decorative light posts along Big Horn Avenue were a subject of a recent discussion of Moorcroft's council after the vehicular destruction of a couple of the poles.

There are actually two issues the town is facing with the existing status of the posts: the first is the degradation of the pot metal bases, which rust within a short time from salt and moisture that inevitably finds inroads, making the structure unsound. The other is, of course, drivers hitting these posts, breaking them before running away, leaving the costs to the town and, ultimately, Moorcroft's citizens.

Neither of these p...

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