Washington’s latest attempt at graffiti cleanup: drones

Graffiti is visible under the Emerson Street bridge near Fisherman's Terminal. (M. Scott Brauer for Cascade PBS)

WSDOT’s new drone pilot program aims to cover up hard-to-reach areas known as “heaven spots,” but is it just painting over a larger problem?

An Aqualine Endure sprays gray paint onto a wall in this still from a WSDOT video promoting their new graffiti drone. (Courtesy of WSDOT)