Public Works and Transportation


Prince George's County, Maryland

County Partners with the State Highway Administration for a Countywide Litter Blitz


For Immediate Release: 3/20/2014 5:30 PM

Contact: Carol Terry, Public Information Officer, 301-883-5600

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) will partner with the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) on Friday, March 21, 2014 for the Kick-Off of the Countywide Litter Blitz.  The Litter Blitz will focus on removing litter and illegal signs from the primary and state roadways starting in the Chillum area on Friday, March 21and will continue with the cleanup of County roadways through March 28.

“DPW&T looks forward to working with SHA in this concentrated effort to remove litter from our roadways,” said DPW&T Director Darrell Mobley.  “This first Litter Blitz is just the beginning of what will be a concerted, sustained effort to ensure that roads throughout Prince George’s County are clean, attractive and litter-free.”

Motorists are advised to stay alert and be aware of trucks and crews working on the roadways.   Remember to stay safe and slow down as you approach a work zone.

 To report litter on the roadways or illegal signs, please call CountyClick at 311 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday – Friday or submit your information online at www.countyclick311.com.

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