A $50,000 dollar state grant will help the City of Spokane Valley keeps its neighborhood streets clean.
“The sweepers clear the accumulation of debris in the roadway to keep storm drain fields and systems from clogging,” said Art Jenkins, stormwater engineer for the city.
Spokane Valley is one of 107 communities in the state awarded a grant by The Washington State Department of Ecology.
The city estimates it will cost $200,000 dollars to sweep 437 miles of streets.
The city said neighbors can help sweepers by ke