In North Carolina, Truliant sponsors 53 signs in Charlotte and 18 in Lexington. In the Wytheville, Va. area, the credit union sponsors 16 signs. Each of the one-mile segments in North Carolina is on I-485, I-77, or I-85. The highway in Virginia is I-81.
Through November, the Sponsor-A-Highway program cleaned 13,044 miles of North Carolina roads and removed 53,972 bags of litter – equal to more than 650,000 pounds. The program includes 1,243 miles in North Carolina, according to Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal Service of America, Inc.
The highway program provides businesses, organizations and individuals with the opportunity to sponsor litter removal. In exchange for its sponsorship, Truliant has road signs saying that Truliant is sponsoring that part of the interstate highway.
Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal Service of America, Inc., established in 1989, is responsible for removing the litter. The program has saved the N.C. Department of Transportation $5.2 million in 2022, according to the litter-removal organization.
The public-private partnership includes service providers that are responsible for marketing, securing sponsors, installing and maintaining signs and removing and disposing of litter.
About Truliant Federal Credit Union
Truliant is a mission-driven, not-for-profit financial institution that improves lives by providing great service and straightforward financial solutions. It improves lives by providing financial guidance and affordable financial services. Truliant was chartered in 1952 and now serves 300,000+ members. Truliant has 30+ branch locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
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