Programs and Partnerships

Adopt a Highway

From the ADOT Blog

18-11 adopt a highqay
2018-10-12- Adopt a Highway memorials
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?

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.

2018-10-12 - Adopt a Highway couple retires
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.

2018-07-27 - National CleanUp Day
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.

Volunteers picking up litter by roadside
Community pride and the kitchen sink: Meet the Prescott Litter Lifters

August 1, 2018

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

Volunteers picking up littler by roadside
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 ...

2018-06-06 freeway pump stations
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 ...

2018-06-01 secure your loads
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 ...

18-5 aah-honor-lead
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 ...

2018-04-18 - volunteer week
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 ...

Altar Valley 2
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 ...

ADOT in the News

  • Adopt a Highway volunteers put up big numbers in 2017
    April 05, 2018
    Almost 1,500 miles of landscape cleaned along state highways. Fourteen-thousand bags of trash collected. Half a million taxpayer dollars saved. That’s what nearly 11,000 volunteers wearing lime-yellow vests accomplished in 2017 through the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Adopt a Highway program.

The Arizona Ombudsman – Citizens Aide helps you resolve ongoing issues with State Agencies.

Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.