Adopt-A-Highway Program


The Adopt A Highway Program gives local citizens an opportunity to help keep roads and highways clean and attractive throughout the county.

Who can join?

  • Any interested group of people can volunteer to keep a section of roadway at least two miles long clear of litter with regular cleanups.
  • If a new group is forming, the members should meet, choose a coordinator and select the roadways they are interested in adopting.
  • Group coordinators are chosen by the group to be the contact person between the county and the organization.

What is involved?

  • The volunteer organizations promise to clean the road at least four times a year for two years.
  • The Solid Waste Management Division provides safety training notes, bright orange vests and gloves for volunteers to wear.
  • It also provides safety signs to be used during the cleanup activities.
  • The county puts up a sign designating the roadway as adopted and naming the group that has promised to keep the roadside clean.
  • The county provides Worker's Compensation insurance.

Littering is Unlawful

To report illegal dumping in your neighborhood, call the dumping hotline at 527-7670. You will need to provide:

  • Property address or directions to dump site.
  • Nature of dump site.
  • Your name and phone number for follow-up.

Where to get Information

Contact the Division of Solid Waste Management at (352) 527-7670 or e-mail and Adopt A Highway TODAY!

Adopt a Highway


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