YAKIMA, Wash. - In an effort to stop crime, the Yakima city council is moving ahead with a streetlight project.
Council agreeing to borrow up to $ 2.4 million from the state.
The money will replace thousands of streetlights all around the city.
Some residents looking forward to change.
"It's going to make a positive environment for the people living there, I feel like they're going to feel a little bit safer also I feel like there has to be more after this,” said Yakima resident Angel Richelderfer.
The project is expected to start this summer.