ROCKFORD -- A massive Rockford sculpture is getting cleaned up -- and its first fresh coat of paint in more than a decade.
The 30-ton abstract piece is called the Symbol and has become a landmark in Rockford's Sinnissippi Park. It was built in 1978 by Alexander Liberman.
WREX-TV reports the orange piece will be repainted a bright, vibrant red.
Crews are working to clean, sand and prime the 47-foot-tall sculpture. They're set to begin painting on Thursday.
It's the first paint job on the piece since 2002.
The Rockford Register Star says the makeover will cost about $6,500.