The utility replaced 19 aging towers on and near North 21st Street with 12 steel poles in the median on every other block. As part of the project, the utility disconnected the Cushman Substation from the electrical system during the second half of 2018. 

You can learn about the project first hand on TV Tacoma's May 24 segment of CityLineWatch a tower being removed on MyTPUTube or below.