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Adopt a Highway

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Make dad proud by adopting a highway

June 10, 2019

Adopting a highway can be a great way to honor a special person while also beautifying our state.

Secure your load: A PT Cruiser's roof, a sofa and twine don't mix

June 7, 2019

Following up on Arizona Secure Your Load Day, a driver's jaw-dropping experience at an intersection prompts a reminder that a little common sense can help keep everyone safer.

Keeping Arizona clean again motivates Adopt a Highway manager

June 5, 2019

Mary Currie decided early on that it was important to walk the walk, so she organized employees in her part of ADOT to adopt a mile of US 60 northwest of the Valley.

There's a safe way to butt in when you see drivers toss cigarettes

May 23, 2019

ADOT's Litter Hotline at allows you to report people you see tossing cigarette butts and other types of litter along state highways.

Making trash go viral, in a good way

April 27, 2019

We've learned there are a lot of people out there passionate about cleaning up their communities.

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Governor proclaims: Let's hear it for Arizona's volunteers

April 11, 2019

To celebrate, we're sharing a note from ADOT to the many Adopt a Highway volunteers who help make Arizona a nicer, cleaner place.

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Adopt a Highway Volunteers appreciated all year, not just during National Volunteer Week

April 8, 2019

Now in its fourth year, one woman's dream of a one-day cleanup of all 45 miles of State Route 286 in southern Arizona is even closer to happening.

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Adopt a Highway: Annual cleanup closer to going ‘All the Way to the Border

February 7, 2019

Now in its fourth year, one woman's dream of a one-day cleanup of all 45 miles of State Route 286 in southern Arizona is even closer to happening.

Adopt a Highway: 'All the Way to the Border' litter pickup coming to SR 286

January 9, 2019

Most Adopt a Highway segments are 2 miles. But an upcoming volunteer cleanup along SR 286 in southern Arizona aims to tackle 45 miles.

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Adopt a Highway: Forget naming a star

Many of us are searching for the perfect gift on this Black Friday. Instead of naming a star for someone, how about being a start yourself by helping keep highways litter-free?

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Adopt a Highway: Remembering Arizona’s memorial groups

November 6, 2018

Adopt a Highway groups choose their segments of road for a variety of reasons: environment, community, teamwork and groups with like-minded beliefs.

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Two Adopt a Highway volunteers hang up their reflective safety vests after 14 years

October 19, 2018

It’s a pretty good day when you can be part of something bigger than yourself and something that leaves a positive mark. That is exactly what some employees with our Northwest District office in Prescott did recently by thanking a lovely couple from Kirkland Junction for their volunteer service.

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Adopt a Highway volunteers bag a win for Arizona on National CleanUp Day

October 5, 2018

Adopt a Highway Volunteer groups from around the state answered the invitation to participate in National CleanUp Day recently.

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Community pride and the kitchen sink: Meet the Prescott Litter Lifters

August 1, 2018

Prescott Adopt a Highway group goes back decades.  Full story ...

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ADOT mobile site features Adopt a Highway

June 25, 2018

Adopt a Highway volunteers now have access to frequently-used information via the ADOT mobile site homepage.  Full story ...

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Help us help you during monsoon season: Don't toss litter on freeways

June 8, 2018

Think twice next time you roll down your window to toss that piece of garbage. It can interfere with freeway drainage systems during monsoon storms.Full story ...

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No, your truck isn't 'good enough.' Secure your loads every time.

June 6, 2018

Here's why tying down your loads is a must. Full story ...

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Marine mom honors son by adopting a stretch of State Route 79

May 7, 2018

Quick action by ADOT employees made a mother's day. Full story ...

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For National Volunteer Week, a special thank you to Adopt a Highway volunteers

April 19, 2018

We applaud the hard work of our Adopt a Highway volunteers who cleaned up 1,500 miles of state highway last year. Full story ...

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Altar Valley volunteers clean up litter all the way to the border

Feb. 13, 2018

Melissa Owen of Rancho Sierra Vista de Sasabe calls the Altar Valley home. She is passionate about the pristine Sonoran Desert grassland region surrounded by Madrean Sky Islands of southeast Arizona along State Route 286. Full story ...

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