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Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers Save Taxpayers $17 Million



Caltrans News Flash #166

Date: April 25, 2018
District:District 9
Contact: Tom Nipper
Phone:( 760) 872-0680
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

BISHOP - California taxpayers saved an estimated $17 million last year thanks to the tireless efforts of the state's Adopt-a-Highway volunteers. In this Caltrans News Flash, we meet a few Eastern Sierra Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) volunteers who discuss their participation in the program and their desire to keep their local communities beautiful.

Last year, more than 3,000 groups with an estimated 11,000 volunteers participated in the AAH Program, picking up over 10,000 cubic yards of litter from California's roadsides – enough to fill 650 garbage trucks.

Caltrans is always looking for new adopters and sponsors to become part of the solution. Interested new adopters and sponsors can call 1-866-ADOPT-A-HWY orvisit Caltrans' Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) Program page to learn how to become involved.

In recognition f Caltrans' Annual Litter Day and Earth Day, we thank all of Caltrans AAH volunteers and sponsors that join us every day in our commitment to keep California beautiful.

This video can also be viewed at: https://youtu.be/8rOUg2u3CrA

This Caltrans News Flash is the 166th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability.To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz).

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