‘Ramp It Up’ Cleanup Event Announced
Memphis, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation is teaming up with the City of Memphis, Shelby County, Memphis City Beautiful, Clean Memphis, and Keep Tennessee Beautiful for a series of litter clean-up events at several highly visible interchanges along interstates in Memphis. Over 250 volunteers will assist in the clean-up.
Media wishing to cover one of the clean-up areas will need to escorted to the site and must be clear of the area by 11:00 a.m. No exceptions.
**ANYONE ATTENDING MUST BRING A SAFETY VEST AND APPROPRIATE FOOTWEAR.**
WHO: Shawn Bible, TDOT Highway Beautification Office Manager
WHAT: ‘Ramp It Up’ cleanup media availability
WHEN: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10:00 p.m. CST
WHERE: I-240 at Poplar Avenue Interchange
Meet at: Marriott East Hotel Parking Lot
5795 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38119
Ramp It Up targeted the ramps and interchanges of I-40 at Danny Thomas Boulevard, I-240 at Airways Boulevard, I-55 at Brooks Road, and I-240 at Poplar Avenue.