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Many Of Tulsa's Highway Lights Back On After Copper Theft

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Many of Tulsa's highway lights are back on as city crews continue replacing wiring in the street lights, the city wrote on its Facebook page. 

As of Wednesday, the city has completed lighting repairs on the Gilcrease Expressway, Highway 11, LL Tisdale Parkway, 169, I-244 and Highway 75. Work continues on I-44 and Highway 412, the city wrote. 

Related Story: Increasing Copper Theft Putting Tulsans' Safety At Risk

In an effort to deter copper thieves, the city crews are using aluminum wiring instead of copper, and also installing more security measures. 

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