Rusty, Corroded Light Poles Continue To Be Problem Across CityCBS 2 has been reporting on corroded light poles for five years, yet the problem persists throughout the city. Decorative covers are partially to blame.
After Light Pole Falls Downtown, Expert Says City Inspections Are Long OverdueAt least two poles besides the one that came toppling over have also been taken down outside the Thompson Center after one fell, as the city has finally decided to inspect them.
Overhead Pole Falls Onto SUV On Stony Island Avenue; Problem Of Falling Light Poles Goes Back YearsA city pole hanging over busy Stony Island Avenue snapped and fell right on top of a sport-utility vehicle this week.
Falling Light Poles In Streeterville Could Be Due In Part To Dog Urine, Expert SaysWithout warning a light pole came crashing down on a busy street near Navy Pier during rush hour, and dogs may be partially to blame.