Tenn. Adopt-A-Highway program celebrates birthday
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's Adopt-A-Highway program is 20 years old.
Gov. Phil Bredesen declared this week "Show Your Pride -Adopt-A-Highway Week."
Department of Transportation officials say the program, in which groups volunteer to pick up litter along specific sections of
Transportation Commissioner Gerald Nicely said the program is especially valuable in the current economy because volunteers' work
Adopt-A-Highway began Oct. 11, 1989.