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Adopt-A-Highway information


Adopt a Highway Map

1. Ames
515-663-6370, 800-436-8353
2. New Hampton
641-394-3161, 866-452-8502
3. Sioux City
712-202-0802
4a. Council Bluffs
712-366-4642, 866-834-9673
4b. Atlantic
712-243-3355, 800-289-4368
5. Fairfield
641-472-1771, 800-224-6019
6. Cedar Rapids
319-364-0235

  • An average of 1,274 groups participate in Iowa's Adopt-A-Highway program each year.
    (FY 2014)

  • These groups help keep approximately 32 percent of the state's roadways litter-free. (FY 2014)

  • In FY 2014, volunteers collected approximately 248 cubic yards of litter, and state workers collected an additional 2,063 cubic yards from the state's highways.

  • Iowa DOT employees spent 1,409 hours disposing of trash picked up by Adopt-A-Highway volunteers and an additional 29,695 hours picking up litter from the roadways. (FY 2014)