FRANKLIN, NJ – The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office will join the county’s Adopt-A-Road Program.

Inmates from the Somerset County Jail will be put to work cleaning the areas adjacent to county roads.

Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will make the formal announcement Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Cedar Grove Lane and Amwell Road.

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He will be joined by Freeholder Director Patricia Walsh and Franklin Township Police Chief Larry Roberts.

The Adopt-A-Road Program allows organizations and individuals to help the county provide safe, attractive, litter-free roadways within their communities.

The Sheriff’s Office will be adopting a stretch of county road; inmates chosen from the Somerset County Jail will conduct periodic clean-ups of the designated area. 

Provenzano will announce additional Adopt-A-Road sites in the near future.