CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- A major cleanup effort is happening high in the sky of Philadelphia.
The William Penn statue is being thoroughly cleaned of any pollution and corrosion.
Chopper 6 captured video of crews on scaffolding at work.
The bronze statue which weighs more than 53,000 pounds is cleaned and treated every ten years.
The clean-up and conservation of the statue should be complete by the end of June.
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Crews cleaning William Penn statue high above Philly