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9:02 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Nearly 700 Inactive Groups Purged From Washington’s Adopt-A-Highway

Members of the Street Invasion Ryders motorcycle club pick up trash along I-5 near Olympia. They are members of the state’s Adopt-a-Highway volunteer program

You’ve seen the Adopt-A-Highway signs by the side of the road. But have you ever seen a volunteer group picking up trash? In the past three years, Washington state has purged nearly 700 inactive organizations from the program – and taken down their signs. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins has the story of Washington’s effort to clean up this long neglected volunteer program.

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