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GDOT to begin litter removal from state highways
by The Associated Press
April 04, 2014 10:32 AM | 1010 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Department of Transportation officials say they're gearing up to fight grime along Georgia highways.

GDOT officials said in a statement that the annual Litter Pick Up Week is scheduled for April 7-11.

Southwest Georgia District Maintenance Engineer Stacy Aultman says the agency conducts litter pickup week before mowing grass to avoid hitting garbage and scattering it along roads.

Department officials say the agency spent more than $12.8 million removing litter from roads statewide in 2013. GDOT officials say the department collected more than 151,000 bags of garbage from state highways last year.

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