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Volunteers help clean Cincinnati highways

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Over 125 volunteers hit the streets on Saturday picking up litter at several of Cincinnati's dirtiest entrance and exit ramps.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful and the Ohio Department of Transportation teamed up to host the 2013 State Roadway Cleanup with the goal of collecting trash and debris from littered hot spots around the city, including areas along I-75 and I-71.

Volunteers were also weeding, edging, and mulching a few of Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's daffodils and daylilies flower beds, including the ones at the Paddock Road entrance and exit to I-75.

Registration began at 10:30am on Saturday at the Ohio Department of Transportation parking lot. Crews were on the roads cleaning until 2 p.m.

Groups of volunteers transported themselves to their assigned cleanup or beautification site.

Each team, armed with trash bags, gloves, and safety vests, worked alongside an Department of Transportation crew members until their location was clean.

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