A quarter-mile section of Maywood Avenue in North Toledo is a pilot project for a "green" approach to solving Toledo's flooding problems, politicians, and state, county, and city officials said Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) helped inaugurate a stormwater improvement project paid for by federal stimulus funds.
The project was estimated to cost between $900,000 and $1 million - about half of the cost of installing larger storm sewers on the street, the traditional solution to neighborhood flooding, said Tim Murphy, the city commissioner of environmental services.
North Toledo street gets 'green' patch to control flooding »
To read the rest of the article, please click source link above.