Today, Verizon installers told me that tests on my street were successful and they finally moved the termination boxes on top of the pole where they belong. As far as they're concerned, they're done - but they still wouldn't commit to an actual date when I could call for service.
Verizon by the Numbers
0: Verizon door hangers warning me of work in progress
1: FIOS Hummer sightings on my street
4: times I've called to sign up for FIOS
9: months since Verizon first started digging on my street
16: flyers I've received telling me I should call immediately for FIOS service