Latest Adopt a Highway Stories

2014-03-05 12:20:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year's Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania effort that runs through May 31. The statewide cleanup is an annual effort sponsored by PennDOT, DEP, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and other partners through which interested individuals and groups can create cleanup events. Groups involved in PennDOT's Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) program, which...

2013-12-03 23:25:51

The purpose of this release is to inform readers about the Grapplers, Inc. trash pickup tool’s use in maintaining clean roads in the Sparks, Nevada Adopt a Highway program. Sparks, Nevada (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 A man in Sparks, Nevada has been demonstrating his commitment to his community through his use of the Grappler trash pickup tool in the city Adopt a Highway program. Bruce Osgood, 72, employs his Grappler on a daily basis in a quest to make Pyramid Highway in Sparks, Nevada...

2012-03-22 23:00:23

Braintree Printing, a digital and offset printing company, continues its quest to help the environment by joining the Sponsor-A-Highway program of the MA Department of Transportation. Just in time for Earth Day 2012, the Braintree, MA printer has purchased two sponsorship signs on highways near Boston and is paying for the cleanup of four miles of roadway. Braintree, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 Braintree Printing, a digital and offset printing company serving printers and print brokers...

2011-03-02 14:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT is encouraging Pennsylvanians to help beautify the state through the Great American Cleanup of PA, which runs through May 31, acting PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch, P.E., said today. "Pennsylvania is very fortunate to have thousands of volunteers who turn out every year to clean up our communities and roadsides," Schoch said. "These dedicated individuals help keep Pennsylvania beautiful and save taxpayers' money with...

2010-03-18 11:47:00

'Pick It Up PA Days' to Run April 17 - May 1 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Department of Transportation is encouraging Pennsylvanians to help beautify the state by participating in "Pick It Up PA Days" from April 17 through May 1. "I invite all Pennsylvanians to join the thousands of volunteers who generously give of their time to beautify Pennsylvania each year," said PennDOT Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E. "The people who participate in the Adopt-A-Highway...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'