San Diego Gas & Electric has finished installing lights on La Pata Avenue near .
The lights, however, are pretty dim.
For months, school board members at the have inquired whether the lights near the district’s newest high school, which graduated its first senior class in June, are actually doing their job.
But a spokeswoman for the utility confirmed Friday that the streetlights—all six of them—are indeed installed. They’re clustered around the intersection with Vista Montana, the street that leads to the school.
“This one is considered completed,” said Allison Zaragoza.
Jessica O’Hare, a spokeswoman with Orange County Public Works, said that the county considers the current lighting condition an “interim” solution until, ultimately, through to San Clemente.
For years, the road only supported traffic to the Prima Desheca Landfill. Besides the school, , will be built off La Pata.
Construction started in March and was finished mid-May, Zaragoza said.
“The project went pretty smoothly once we got the permitting,” she said.
Vista Montana has a full set of working street lights.