Utica, NY (WIBX) - Nine straight weeks and counting.  Utica Mayor Robert Plamieri will be leading a Quality of Life Sweep down one of the city's busiest streets this afternoon.

City Department heads, Codes, Police and Fire officials and DPW workers will be taking part in the sweep.

It will start at the intersection of South and Genesee Streets and head east on South Street toward Mohawk Street.

Recent sweeps have resulted in numerous citations for codes violations, motor vehicle infractions and even a small number of drug arrests.