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Montgomery County's Adopt A Road (AAR) program encourages residents and businesses in the County to participate in a community activity by keeping our roadsides litter free.  Currently there are more than 2,500 volunteers who have adopted over 450 road segments and cleaning over 1100 miles of road in an effort to Keep Montgomery County Beautiful. You can be a part of this program too! 

Your participation will help reduce trash and litter along County roads and maintain a clean and attractive environment.  Ultimately it helps protect the Chesapeake Bay.  Litter that is washed into storm drains, travels to nearby creeks, streams, major rivers, and eventually can reach the Bay.

With the amount of trash littered on the roadside every day, and budget constraints within the County resutling in less mowing and road cleaning, your involvement has becoming increasingly important. AAR allows residents to demonstrate community pride, make a positive statement for a clean and attractive community, and have a better understanding of stormwater pollution. Help make Montgomery County a “Greener” place to live!

AAR Program Application
Last Updated 8/4/2013
Brochure Cover to Adopt a Road Program Guide

Includes program description,
guideliens and safety procedures.

List of Available Roads to Adopt
Sorted by City/Zip Code
 List of Available Roads

This list is also sorted by the
Last updated on 4/1416

Current AAR Participants 

Sorted by Adopted Road
 List of Available Roads

Last Updated 1/9/16


Quick Links

Click below to see a video describing one volunteer group's experience
on a typical roadside cleaning 
People cleaning up
Report Litter on County Roads



Fill out the application and either mail, email or fax it to the Community Outreach office.  
To request an application by mail or for more information, please contact the Community Outreach office at:

Montgomery County Government, Deparment of Transportation (MCDOT)
Community Outreach Office
Adopt A Road Program
101 Monroe Street, 10th Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20850 
Phone: 240-777-7155  Fax: 240-777-7178  Email:



If you have other questions or concerns email or call our hotline at 240-777-7155 (make sure to speak clearly when leaving a message).

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Your litter hits close to home

For any MCDOT service request or complaint, call 311. When dialing outside of the county, call 240-777-0311 or submit via their website.
For website problems, broken links or comments, please email us (email address does not handle service requests or complaints).
Director's Office · Montgomery County Department of Transportation
101 Monroe Street, 10th Floor · Rockville, Maryland 20850 ·
Telephone: 240-777-7170 · Fax: 240-777-7178
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