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What is this strange box?

Asked by andrew (16259points) August 20th, 2010

It’s on the sidewalk—about 4 feet in the air.

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tristanbrotherton's avatar

air quality or traffic statistics gathering…

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Dog's avatar

Is it the only one?
Where is it located?

If it were intended for public use like a fire or police box it would be marked.

ANef_is_Enuf's avatar

Could it be a control panel for traffic lights or walk/don’t walk signs?

forestGeek's avatar

Do you hear the sound of water in it? If so, It’s quite possibly a neighborhood station that taps into the water supply for testing. We have many of them around Seattle, and only city water employees have access to them via a lock. They do look a bit different though.

augustlan's avatar

Is it attached to the sidewalk, or just sitting there?

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CMaz's avatar

Its a phone.

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