Held together by two-by-fours and braced in various ways, splintered utilty poles are becoming an eyesore, Milford Selectmen said this week.
At the request of Town Hall, the Fire Department administration will contact National Grid and try to determine when the old poles — which still carry utility lines — will come down.
In many areas of Milford, old poles are braced to newer poles, and both of them carry utility lines for various companies.
Selectman Bill Buckley said some old poles are interfering with lines of sight for drivers, and all are contributing to "blight" in Milford. In some cases, the poles have been in place for years, Buckley said.
"What it looks like is negligence," he said.
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