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Adopt-A-Road Program

This program authorizes volunteer groups or individuals to pick up litter and recyclables along the County right-of-ways, and to recognize them for their efforts to improve the appearance of the community and decrease the amount of debris that washes into the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Who May Participate

Please view the following guidelines on participating in Adopt-a-Road:

  • Eligible adopters include civic and non-profit organizations, school groups, commercial and private enterprises, families, and individuals.
  • Written parental or guardian permission is required for all participants under 18 years of age. Team members under the age of 16 must be supervised by adults (at least one adult for every five participants under 16 years of age).
  • Neither children younger than 12 years old or pets may be allowed at the clean-up location, or in vehicles parked at the clean-up location.
  • Local chapters of national organizations must provide a written statement, from the national organization, which authorizes the local group to use the name proposed for the sign and which identifies the individual(s) from the local chapter authorized to enter into agreements on behalf of the local organization.

Additional Information

For more information, call the Bureau of Highways at 410-887-3560.

Revised August 5, 2016         


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