October 17, Taitung three-way pedestrian street, a new old two street lights lying in the road, curiously aroused public gathered to watch. According to the introduce Qingdao characteristic street committee office staff, the latest in this Saturday, the whole street is located in the road 44 old neon landscape lights will all be replaced by 42 LED lights.
October 17, the reporter went to Taitung Road Pedestrian Street, to see a small part of a lamppost has been replaced, some old lamp posts had been demolished, the new lamp post on the side waiting for installation. The move caused a lot of public concern. A passing lady said: "I heard some time ago windy there are street lights down aging it for a new safer."
Qingdao Features Street Committee office staff Mr. Leung told reporters: "Taitung pedestrian street 44 landscape lights lamppost in fact, was installed in 2004, there is a serious security problem now for eight years, has some lampshades sometimes drop phenomenon will appear lamppost at the base of the long-term corrosion, has a large number of dog urine serious instability, some lamp post also appeared leakage phenomenon, so the office decided to replace these lights, install lights at the two locations by examining column some unsafe, so will install 42 LED lamp posts, is expected no later than this Saturday (the 20th) will all be installed. "
"In order to cope with the large number of people walking in the street when walking the dog left the dog urine corrosion, now installed at the bottom of these new lamppost shield made of stainless steel. Fact, in addition to safety, the installation of new lights also greatly reduce energy consumption, before 44 neon lights add up to a total of more than 10,000 watts, 42 LED lights add up to only about 2000 watts, reducing energy consumption by more than 80%. "