Re: Cutting down large trees on Barrow Street
Posted by brewster on 2017/5/8 21:27:40
Underground isn't a slam dunk, by the way. It's significantly more expensive to install and maintain, especially in developed areas; it's harder to upgrade; they aren't more reliable; failures are harder to locate; they're more susceptible to flood damage.
All that to save the occasional tree?
Actually, NYC did it to avoid downed lines in storms. And IMO the mess of poles and wires looks like shit.
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