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Much of the time these improperly dead-ended cables are "leftovers" from contractor and outside activity work performed for ship's force during inport availabilities.
Motorists traveling on Mason Avenue, which dead-ended on both sides of the tracks between Nordhoff and Plummer streets, now can proceed at street level over the tracks.
A representative sampling of electrical outlets, when accessible, is checked for open ground and wiring reversal conditions, as well as dead-ended wiring and exposed wiring.