What is Adopt-A-County Road?
Adopt-A-County Road is a St. Clair County Road Commission program
designed to bring our community together by beautifying St. Clair County’s
roadsides. Participating organizations and businesses
"adopt" a section of the county’s road system to clean
and care for.
The program applies to all county roads. The goal of the program is to
make St. Clair County an attractive place to live and work.
"Adopt" will enhance St. Clair County’s appeal to business and
industry in search of a place to call home.
Who is Eligible?
Just about any group of at least six people and three alternate
It’s a great opportunity for all types of organizations, including
scout troops, college fraternities and sororities, activity and youth
groups, small and large businesses, clubs, service organizations and
senior citizen groups.
Crew members must be a minimum of 12 years old. Children between the
ages of 12 to 15 must have adult supervision at a ratio of one adult for
every three children.
Participants are asked to pick up litter a minimum of three times a
year from the primary roadsides in their designated area.
What are the Benefits?
Besides the sense of pride each participating group will feel enhancing
the appearance of St. Clair County, the name of each group will be
identified on Adopt-A-County Road signs to be displayed near the
designated roadside area for as long as the group is participating in the
Is there a Fee?
No fee is required to participate in the Adopt-A-County Road program.
All participants are required to wear an orange or hunter’s orange vest
while working along the roadside. The Road Commission will supply safety
Groups will also need to provide their own transportation to the
adoption site. The Road Commission will provide bags for litter and pickup
service for filled bags. Bags can be picked up at the main office of the
St. Clair County Road Commission at 21 Airport Drive, St. Clair.
All Adopt-A-County Road participants are required to conduct a safety
meeting once a year before the first pickup.
Once final adoption arrangements are made for each group or
organization, the Road Commission will provide additional safety
information, including rules, guidelines and a safety videotape.
Where will my pickup site be located?
Requests for specific roadside areas will be handled on a
first-come, first-served basis. Attempts will be made to match groups with
their first choice or a segment that is closest to their community.
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If you are interested in becoming
part of the Adopt-A-County Road program, please contact:
St. Clair County Road Commission
21 Airport Drive
St. Clair, Michigan 48079-1404
Telephone: (810) 364-5720
Toll Free: (800) 999-9424
for: Debbie Martin, Program Coordinator Ext. 4025
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