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Make a difference - join the Adopt-A-Highway program

March 28, 2001 (Release 01-040)
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News Contact: Kim Stich, (785) 296-3585

Make a difference - join the Adopt-A-Highway program

Do you want to improve your community? Help the environment? Raise awareness on the negative effects of pollution and the positive aspects of a clean community?

Take a moment. Make a difference. Join the Adopt-A-Highway program in Kansas. The goal of the program is to clean along the roadways throughout the state to increase safety for motorists and pedestrians as well as improve the beauty of Kansas.

Any non-profit group that does not discriminate upon the basis of race, religion or sex can join. Groups have clean ups three times a year and are recognized for their efforts with signs marking their sections of highway.

Adopt-A-Highway groups are gearing up for the annual Clean Up Kansas Campaign which will take place during the month of April. This event, as well as the program, are sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation. All Adopt-A-Highway groups are encouraged but not required to participate in the statewide event.

There are approximately 2,000 Adopt-A-Highway groups in Kansas. One by one, those groups are helping to make Kansas a better place to live and visit. For more information, contact the KDOT office in your area.

To adopt a section of highway,

KDOT phone numbers listed below

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

Northeast Kansas

Topeka, (785) 296-2291
Horton, (785) 486-2142
Osage City, (785) 528-3128
Kansas City, (913) 299-3750
Wamego, (785) 456-2353
Olathe, (913) 764-0987

North Central Kansas

Salina, (785) 823-3754
Clay Center, (785) 632-3108
Mankato, (785) 378-3166
Marion, (620) 382-3717
Ellsworth, (785) 472-4447

Northwest Kansas

Norton, (785) 877-3315
Phillipsburg, (785) 543-2163
Atwood, (785) 626-3258
Hays, (785) 625-9718
Oakley, (785) 672-3113

Southeast Kansas

Chanute, (620) 431-1000
Iola, (620) 365-2161
Garnett, (785) 448-5446
Independence, (620) 331-3760
Pittsburg, (620) 231-7560

South Central Kansas

Hutchinson, (620) 663-3361
Pratt, (620) 672-7494
El Dorado, (316) 321-3370
Winfield, (620) 221-3370
Great Bend, (620) 793-5408
Wichita, (316) 744-1271

Southwest Kansas

Garden City, (620) 276-3241
Syracuse, (620) 384-7821
Liberal, (620) 624-4451
Dodge City, (620) 227-6122

This page last updated 03/29/01