Iowans have a strong history of not depending on government. They often ask what can we do to help – one of those ways is to help in keeping public areas clean and attractive through the idea of taking on a certain level of responsibility for cleaning up or making the areas attractive is by adopting.
To date, 1,274 groups have adopted portions of Iowa's highways contributing to keep 32% of these highways litter free!
The Iowa Department of Transportation Adopt-A-Highway program offers many opportunities for individuals, families, organizations or groups to adopt areas.
Discover areas along Iowa's roadways that are still available for adoption.