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“our nightmare dealing with DC DPR and our neighborhood ballpark right off 14th St. Last night was Night 4.”


“Overhead Baseball Lights at Harrison Park (1300 block V St NW) on 24/7”

UPDATE: “after many calls from my neighbors it seems DPR sent out a maintenance crew and has finally turned off these lights.”

“Dear PoPville,

I live on the 1300 block of V St NW facing Harrison Park. On Monday, a maintenance crew came out and did something to the baseball diamond’s overhead lights. It seems like they haven’t finished that job yet and left a cherry picker parked on V St. Not sure what happened, but every since the lights have been left permanently on and now it’s keeping everyone on the block up at night. As you can see in the photos attached, it is super, super bright – great for nighttime little league games, not so much at 1 AM when we’re trying to sleep.

My neighbors and I have made several calls to DC DPR to little avail. Apparently the lights are so old that they aren’t connected to DPR’s network of internet connected infrastructure and can’t be turned off remotely. When something similar happened last year, DPR was able to send out a tech and fix the issue within 24hrs. I’m not sure what’s going on here, but if anyone knows where we can find the light switch for these suckers my neighbors and I would be supremely grateful.”

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