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Sponsor/Adopt a Road

Why Adopt a Road?

The Adopt-A-Road Program is an important way of maintaining the beautification and world class image of Miami-Dade County. Local organizations, private corporations and volunteer groups alike gather together to perform litter removal along the County’s roadway system equaling or exceeding one mile in length.

Please fill out the Litter Removal AgreementGet Acrobat! in order to participate in the Adopt-A-Road Program. All agreements must be submitted to greenup@miamidade.gov.

Volunteers must be the age of 16 or older. For more information, call 305-755-7849.

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Adopt-a-Road Map

View the map below, which showcases the organizations that have adopted a road in Miami-Dade County.

To view a larger map click here

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Eligibility Requirements and Rules

All participants in litter removal activities must attend a safety pre-task briefing prior to taking part in cleanups. The following recommendations have been developed by the Florida Department of Transportation for groups participating in litter control programs.

In order to participate:

  • All participants must wear high visibility safety vests at all times during the litter removal activity.
  • Remove litter when the weather is good, during the daylight hours only.
  • Do not bring persons to observe the activity if they are under the age of 16.
  • No horseplay of any type will be tolerated.
  • No intoxicating liquid, beverage or illegal drugs will be allowed.
  • Persons participating should wear gloves, a good quality shoe (no open toe shoes, sandals or flip flops) and light or bright colored protective clothing. No clothing will be allowed that hinders sight of the participant or may distract passing motorists.
  • An adequate supply of drinking water should be readily available.
  • A good pair or sunglasses, gloves, hat and sun block should be considered.
  • Do not pick up litter at construction or maintenance sites, on bridges, or overpasses.
  • Carpool to the adopted roadway section to keep the number of cars on the roadside to a minimum. 
  • Park off the roadway as far away from the pavement as possible. Keep vehicles on the same side of the highway as participants. Return to and use your vehicles to transfer to the other side of the roadway.
  • Participants should work facing oncoming traffic whenever possible and work one side of the roadway at a time. Do not enter the roadway or its shoulder areas at any time.
  • Avoid suspected toxic/hazardous substances, poison ivy, poison oak, noxious weeds; areas where herbicides were applied recently; places where snake, fire ants or other insects may be located. Do not pick up unknown or hazardous materials; note their location on your cleanup report.
  • Bring along a cellular phone if one is available.

In case of emergency:

  • Every crew should possess and adequate FIRST AID KIT. Treat all injuries no matter how minor appearing.
  • Know the route from work site to the nearest emergency center or hospital in case of serious injury. Have transportation immediately available.
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Why Sponsor a Road?

New and exciting sponsorship opportunities are available for your organization to become a part Miami-Dade County's Adopt-a-Road Program.

By taking advantage of our sponsorship opportunity, you will be able to maximize your marketing dollars and positively promote your company through roadway signage, which is seen by thousands of motorists every year.

Benefits include:

  • Roadway signage announcing your company's name partnership Neat Streets Miami
  • Kick-off event to recognize your investment in the community
  • Prominent placement on the Neat Streets Miami Website and invitations to Neat Streets Miami events
  • Review of landscape choices to planting

For more information, call 305-755-7849.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Special sponsorship packages can also be catered to meet your marketing goals and fit your budget.

  • Green Sponsor: $25,000 for two years, with first rights to renew.
  • Silver Sponsor: $15,000 for two years.
  • Bronze Sponser: $7,500 for one year.

For more information, call 305-755-7849.

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