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Adopt A Road and Adopt A Spot Programs (Community Outreach)

Adopt A Road (AAR) volunteers help keep our neighborhoods attractive, clean, safe and litter-free by regularly removing accumulated trash from alongside more than 1,500 lane miles of adopted roadways. With budget constraints within the County (resulting in less mowing and road cleaning) community involvement has become increasingly important. Cleanup efforts keep pollutants out of our waterways and help protect the water supply. Participants agree to keep their adopted road litter free by removing trash as needed, with at least six times a year (the equivalent to every other month) and report the cleaning results to MCDOT. In recognition, two signs will be installed with the participant's name. There is no cost to participate and no limits as to how long a road may be adopted. A list of available roads for adoption and more information can be found at the links below. Once an application has been submitted, it takes 1-2 weeks for processing and, if approved, 10-12 weeks for sign installation (signs are not required to participate).

Adopt A Spot (AAS) volunteers help keep our neighborhoods attractive, clean and litter-free by regularly removing accumulated trash from areas such as County right--of-ways (traffic circles), landmarks, vacant lots or public grounds (must receive approval from the property owner before submitting an application). Participants agree to keep the adopted spot litter free by removing trash at least 12 times a year (every month) and report cleaning efforts to MCDOT. In recognition, one sign (affixed to a post) will be fabricated, for the participant to pick up from Signs By Tomorrow in Rockville, MD. For more information on both programs, please visit the links below or all 240.777.7155 or email mcdot.outreach@montgomerycountymd.gov.

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To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.

Last Updated: 11/25/2020 15:15:14