By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – One could call it a bright idea!

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The city is releasing details on a plan to spend $16 million on new streetlights.

The project will swap out all of the city’s 35,000 lights and switch them to LEDs.

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This will make the lights more durable and reduce energy consumption.

That will reduce costs to keep the lights on.

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It will begin next spring and take about two and a half years to finish.