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‘Ramp It Up’ Cleanup Event Announced

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | 10:44am

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

                       250+ Volunteers

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.

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