DOT to conduct lighting study in Belmont after multiple car break-ins, vandalism

The city’s Department of Transportation says they received a request for additional lighting from Community Board 6 late last week and will conduct a lighting study in the area. (2/24/14)

THE BRONX - A dimly lit area in Belmont prone to car vandalism may soon be getting better lighting.

The city’s Department of Transportation says it received a request for additional lighting from Community Board 6 late last week and will conduct a lighting study in the area.

Residents say the problem has persisted along Southern Boulevard near the Bronx Zoo.

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There was no word on when the study would take place. The issue is expected to be discussed during the City Council’s next transportation committee meeting slated for March 6.

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