CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- State officials say more than 700,000 pounds of litter were removed from West Virginia's roads this year as part of the state's Adopt-A-Highway program.
The state has two large cleanup efforts in the spring and fall as part of its cleanup program. More than 4,000 volunteers participated in the fall event, removing more than 200,000 pounds of trash from state roadways.
The spring cleanup in April had more than 8,000 volunteers who collected more than 517,000 pounds of litter.
Figures for the fall cleanup were released on Thursday.