Take an active role to keep your state clean - participate in the Adopt-A-Highway          program. The Kansas Department of Transportation started the Adopt-A-Highway          program in December 1989, with the first pick ups starting in April 1990.          Participation in the program ranges from church and civic organizations,          clubs, families, youth groups, employees from businesses, and much more.

                    Your Organization's Name Could Be Here
Why should highways be adopted?

Litter pollutes the land and waterways in Kansas and can be harmful to people and animals. Adopting a highway helps the environment, saves tax dollars, and gives non-profit groups a chance to get involved in the community. It is up to us to be responsible and keep our state looking great.

Who can adopt a highway?

Any non-profit group that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color or sex. Group members must be at least 11 years old and have adequate adult supervision.

What is required of participating groups?

Groups agree to remove litter at least three times a year for a two-year period at their convenience. There's no cost to a group that joins the program - all we request is your time and efforts. KDOT places the signs marking each group's section of highway and provides the safety vests and trash bags.

Where is highway available to adopt?

There are urban and rural sections of highway available to adopt throughout the state. Please contact the KDOT office listed below which is closest to you.

How can our group adopt a highway?

Please fill out the attached application form and send it to the nearest KDOT office. Groups may be put on a waiting list if they are interested in a particular area that is already adopted.

How long are the sections of highway?

Most sections are two miles in length. Some groups request three-mile sections in rural areas and some groups may adopt a one-mile stretch in urban areas. We work with each group to try and fit their needs. We encourage groups to plan an extra-curricular activity on their clean-up day. Many groups plan a picnic after they clean along the highway in order to combine work and fun.

Safety Brochure and Video

Listed below are the KDOT offices  to call in your area if you are interested in joining the Adopt-A-Highway  program.


Thanks for your interest in the  Kansas Adopt-A-Highway program!!


The Sponsor-A-Highway program is designed to provide civic-minded businesses the   opportunity to financially sponsor litter removal on designated state highways.


To adopt a section of highway,
KDOT phone numbers listed below

                    adopt a highway sign

(Just ask for the Adopt-A-Highway coordinator in the KDOT office located closest to you.)

Northeast Kansas

KDOT District One Office
 121 S.W. 21st St
Topeka, KS 66612 
(785) 296-3881


KDOT Area One Office
        1686 1st Avenue East
          Horton, KS 66439-0151
          (785) 486-2142


KDOT Area Three Office
        650 N. K-7 Hwy
          Bonner Springs, KS 66012-1736
          (913) 721-2960


KDOT Area Five Office
        1425 W. U.S. 24

          Wamego, KS 66436-0228
          (785) 456-2353


KDOT Area Two Office
        322 S. Martin
          Osage City, KS 66523-0212
          (785) 528-3128


KDOT Area Four Office
        101 Gage Blvd.
          Topeka, KS 66606-2021
          (785) 296-2291


KDOT Area Six Office
 1290 S. Enterprise
 Olathe,     KS 66061-5355
    (913) 764-0987  

North Central Kansas

KDOT District Two Office
 1006 N. Third
Salina, KS 67402-0857 
(785) 823-3754


KDOT Area One Office
        731 W. Crawford
          Clay Center, KS 67432-0330
          (785) 632-3108


KDOT Area Three Office
        U.S. 56 & Cedar St.  
          Marion, KS 66861-0236
          (620) 382-3717


KDOT Area Two Office
        E. on U.S. 36
          Mankato, KS 66956-0220
          (785) 378-3166


KDOT Area Four Office
        1 blk. W. of K-14. K-140 jct.
          Ellsworth, KS 67439-0147
          (785) 472-4447

Northwest Kansas

District Three Office
 312 S. Second
Norton, KS 67654-0350 
(785) 877-3315


KDOT Area One Office
        1777 Highway 183
          Phillipsburg, KS 67661-0268
          (785) 543-2163


KDOT Area Three Office
        1811 W. Frontier Road, P.O. Box 760
          Hays, KS 67601-0760
          (785) 625-9718


KDOT Area Two Office
        P.O. Box 156
          Atwood, KS 67730-0156
          (785) 626-3258


KDOT Area Four Office
        3501 Highway 40, P.O. Box 130
          Oakley, KS 67748-0130
          (785) 672-3113

Southeast Kansas

KDOT District Four Office
 411 W. Fourteenth
Chanute, KS 66720-0498 
(620) 431-1000


KDOT Area One Office
        1720 N. State
          Iola, KS 66749-0366
          (620)  365-2161


KDOT Area Three Office
        3097 W. Main
          Independence, KS 67301-0884
          (620) 331-3760


KDOT Area Two Office
   Jct.  U.S. 59 and K-31
          Garnett, KS 66032-0325
          (785) 448-5446


KDOT Area Four Office
        1813 W. 4th
          Pittsburg, KS 66762-0104
          (620) 231-7560

South Central Kansas

District Five Office
        500 N. Hendricks
          Hutchinson, KS 67504-0769
          (620) 663-3361


KDOT Area Two Office
        205 Oil Hill Road
          El Dorado, KS 67042-0888
          (316) 321-3370


KDOT Area Four Office
        E. On Hwy 56 & Kiowa Road
          Great Bend, KS 67530-0086
          (620) 793-5408


KDOT Area One Office
        309 Iowa
          Pratt, KS 67124-0409
          (620) 672-7494


KDOT Area Three Office
        4501 W. 9th
          Winfield, KS 67156-0639
          (620) 221-3370


KDOT Area Five Office
 3200 East 45th St. North
 Wichita ,     KS 67220-1432
    (316) 744-1271

Southwest Kansas

KDOT District Six Office
        121 N. Campus Drive
          Garden City, KS 67846-0619
          (620) 276-3241


KDOT Area Two Office
        P.O. Box 362
          Ulysses, KS 67880-0362
          (620) 624-4451


KDOT Area One Office
        N. of Syracuse on Main St.
        Syracuse, KS 67878-1417
          (620) 384-7821


KDOT Area Three Office
        2501 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd.
          Dodge City, KS 67801-0729
          (620) 227-6122