BSS is partnering with the General Services Department to install the final phase of improvements for the Echo Park Sunset Blvd.Streetscape Beautification Project, a group of 36 Australian Willow trees planted in treewells along Sunset Blvd from Lemoyne St. to Marion Ave. The project is shared by Council District 1 and Council District 13. The tree planting culminates an $853,000 project funded by Metro and Local funds. The project scope includes: 108 street trees, 9 solar-powered trash receptacles, 13 benches, 10 bicycle racks, and 3 continental cross-walks. There was also 8,000 square feet of buckled sidewalk removed and replaced for this project. In Watts, a Metro grant funded project valued at $1.12 million is nearing completion. Project scope includes: 5 irrigated median islands with drought tolerant landscaping, 2 new access ramps, 22 street trees, a gateway monument featuring 10 figurines, 10 Automated Litter Bins, 11 benches, 10 bicycle racks, and 4,000 square feet of buckled sidewalk replaced.