PORT ST. LUCIE. Fla. (WPTV) -- Florida Power & Light is upgrading it's power poles in St. Lucie County, Florida.

"We're in the process of removing 25 square concrete power poles and replacing them with more storm resilient poles, " said Jackie Kingston, Environmental Project Manager at FPL.

The 350 tons of debris will be not be taking up space in a landfill, rather, it will be providing habitat for marine life as an artificial reef off the St. Lucie Coast.

There will be 25 poles spread out over the ocean, along with other construction debris, in an area the size of a football field wide, piled 30 feet high in the middle.

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