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The Adopt-A-Highway Program in Athens-Clarke County
Adopt-A-Highway is a local litter prevention program sponsored by Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB) that works to involve community volunteers in local roadside clean-up efforts. The goal of the program is to reduce roadside litter in an effort to keep our community clean and beautiful. Community organizations and/or volunteers accept the responsibility of regular litter pickups on their “adopted” local roadway. Adopt-A-Highway is part of the larger Adopt Athens Program, which is a community appearance program that allows community volunteers to take part in the care and maintenance of county roads, parks, rivers, medians, bus stops, etc.  There are two Adopt-A-Highway programs in Athens: the KACCB Adopt-A-Highway program for county roads and the Georgia Department of Transportation State Adopt-A-Highway program for state roads.

Interested in Adopting a Road?
If you would like to adopt a road, call the Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful office to ensure that your selection is available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting a state roadway, please call the Department of Transportation District 1 office at (770) 718-5019.

KACCB Adopt-A-Highway selections should be one mile or more in length. Adopting organizations must do regularly scheduled clean-ups to keep their adopted roadway clean and free of litter (a minimum of four clean-ups a year). KACCB will provide gloves, garbage bags, recycling bags, safety vests, grab-its, and bag collection for the cleanup.

To apply, submit an Adopt-A-Highway application to KACCB. We will forward your application to the Mayor who will officially accept your organization into the program.

For more information call: Carlos Pinto at 706-613-3501 ext.7871 or carlos.pinto@accgov.com

Pickups by Group for the Year (As of December 2018)


  • ACC Leadership Team Dearing  & Henderson Ext. (3)
  • ACC Police Department Buddy Christian Way (1)
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Chase Street (4)
  • Alpha Kappa Psi River Road (3)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Hancock (2)
  • Alpha Phi Omega Quailwood Drive (1)
  • Alpha Sigma Rho Riverbend Road (2)
  • Athens Academy Seeds Club Milledge Ave. Ext. (2)
  • Athens X3 Sports Athena Drive (NEW)
  • Bar-H Estates Barnett Shoals Road (4)
  • Bag the Bag UGA Barnett Shoals (4)
  • Bartenfeld Electric Meigs Street (12)
  • Beta Alpha Psi Jennings Mill Road (4)
  • Boehringer Ingleheim Olympic Drive (3)
  • Boulevard Neighborhood Association Boulevard (3)
  • Boy Scout Troop #22 Old Jefferson Road (1)
  • Brianna Ellis and Family Robert Hardeman Road (3)
  • Caterpillar Dozer Drive (0)
  • Cedar Shoals Interact Club Cedar Shoals Drive (4)
  • Chicopee-Dudley N'hood Oakridge & Moreland Ave. (4)
  • Classic City Kiwanis Cleveland Road (2)
  • Athens Coca Cola  Olympic Drive (3)
  • Covenant Presbyterian Gaines School Road (1)
  • Crossroads Community Church Highway 29 (1)
  • Dean William Tate Society Dearing and Finley (5)
  • Delta Epsilon Psi Lumpkin Street (3)
  • Delta Phi Omega Old Epps Bridge Road (6)
  • Delta Sigma Pi Hull Street (2)
  • Delta Sigma Theta Barber Street (1)
  • Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae Vine and Nelly B (2)
  • Dr. G's Creations Cleveland Road (4)
  • Eaton Corporation Indian Hills Drive (1)
  • Environmental Health Sciences College Station (1)
  • Falling Shoals Homeowners Assoc Old Lexington (1)
  • Gamma Eta Sunset (1)
  • Genetics Graduate Student Assoc Gran Ellen Dr. (1)
  • Hope Haven of NE GA MLK Greenway (1)
  • Johnson and JohnsonOlympic Drive (4)
  • Junk SouthWhitehall Road (2)
  • KACCBMLK Exit Ramps
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Glenhaven (1)
  • Kappa Psi Whit Davis Road (2)
  • Kappa Sigma Oglethorpe Avenue (2)
  • Korean Presbyterian ChurchBarnett Shoals Road (0)
  • Lambda Theta Alpha Baxter Street (5)
  • Lambda Theta Phi Research Drive (4)
  • LEAD Athens Class of 2016 Macon Hwy (3)
  • Linguistics Society at UGA Hancock Road (2)
  • Monsignor Donovan Catholic High SchoolEpps Bridge Parkway (2)
  • Nuci's Space Oak Street (4)
  • Omega Psi Phi MLK and Willow (3)
  • Phi Beta Sigma/Zeta Phi Beta Baxter Street (4)
  • Phi Delta Chi Timothy Rd (4)
  • Phi Delta Theta Fourth Street (1)
  • Piedmont Athens RegionalPrince Ave (0)
  • Prince Hall Lincoln Lodge (3)
  • R & L Professional Service (1)
  • ReCommunity/Recycling Hancock Industrial Way (2)
  • Rick Jones Belmont Road (4)
  • River Shoals Neighborhood (6)
  • Secular Student Alliance  Dudley Park (3)
  • Service Ambassadors at UGA (1)
  • SheSPEAKS Whitehead Road (2)
  • Sigma Gamma Rho (2)
  • Sigma Pi Peter Street (1)
  • Sigma Sigma Rho South Milledge (4)
  • The Solomon Family (2)
  • Straight Blast Gym Collins Industrial (4)
  • UGA Partners in Health Trail Creek Greenway (0)
  • UGA Warnell School of Forestry Whitehall Road (4)
  • Watkinsville Lodge #21 Winterville Road (4)
  • Whitehead Road Elementary Roberts Road and Campus (NEW)
  • Winterville Civitan Club (4)
  • Winterville United Methodist Men Main St. ()
  • Xi Delta Timothy Rd (4)

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