‘Sweeping Beauty’ cleaning up Albemarle County streets
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Albemarle County has a new street sweeper to help keep roads safe and clean.
The county gave people a chance to vote on a name for the new sweeper. That winning name is Sweeping Beauty.
Albemarle says this is also another way to beautify the area.
“If you’re a pedestrian or a bicyclist, in particular, we need to have the road ways clear, otherwise you have the risk of having to step aside and a vehicle could hit you. So, we’re talking about safety and beauty here,” Supervisor Donna Price said Thursday, August 31.
The sweeper is scheduled to operate from 3 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on major roads. The county says it is not looking to go into residential neighborhoods at this point.
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