Ever wonder what Lafayette would look like without power lines? You can see at least one area in the photo below.

Reddit user bruce656 posted this “before & after” photo of what the area on Johnston Street near Blackham Coliseum would look like if power lines were moved underground.

It would be amazing if we could find a way to get started running power lines under ground. Not simply for the aesthetic benefits, but to have a fighting chance when hurricanes hit. It no doubt is a very costly measure, but I think the benefits would be worth it.

He also posted an article talking about the proposed Project Front Yard, which looks to bury power lines along the cluttered and utility pole-filled Johnston St.

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