Highway cleanup brings noticable change to roads

Highway cleanup brings noticable change to roads
Local News

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — Steve Burns did a double take Saturday on his drive into Edwards.“I live in Gypsum, and on my way up I was noticing how good the freeways look with all the fresh green on the side,” Burns told a crowd of hundreds at a thank-you barbecue for the volunteers at the Eagle River Watershed Council’s 15th annual Community Pride Highway Cleanup.Every spring, 1,000 or so volunteers get together and remove roughly 12 tons of garbage from the sides of local roadways. Down from 50 tons when the event first started, it went to 30 tons, 18 tons …

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