Road Services - Adopt-A-Road Program
Learn about the Adopt-A-Road Program
Interested in helping to keep your community clean?
Find out how to participate in this successful and rewarding volunteer litter control program.
Download our Adopt-A-Road brochure (279KB .pdf)
Find a road to adopt
Use our Adopt-A-Road Map to view available routes in unincorporated King County.
Complete an Application Form (online or print, 31KB .pdf) and send it to us using the contact information at the bottom of this page. Feel free to call or e-mail first to discuss road availability.
Once your adoption request is approved, you will receive a safety orientation video, and a program agreement to sign and return.
After you have completed your first cleanup, fill out and return a Recognition Sign Request Form (online or print, 476KB .pdf).
Organize your cleanup
- Select your preferred date.
- At least two weeks in advance, call 206-477-3600 to check the availability of your preferred date.
- After your date is confirmed with the Adopt-A-Road Program Manager, you can reserve your safety kit(s).
- Safety kits include materials for up to ten people.
Pick up your safety kit(s)
Before your clean-up
- Review the Adopt-A-Road Safety Rules with your volunteers at or prior to the clean-up event.
- Have all volunteers sign the Informed Consent/Release Form. Volunteers under age 18 must also have a Minor Participation Permission Form signed by a parent or guardian.
After your clean-up
- Return the safety kit(s) in good condition within two business days of your cleanup so that others may use them.
- Mail or email your Cleanup Results Form and the signed Consent/Release Form (both linked below) to the Adopt-A-Road office.
- Application Form (online or print, 31KB .pdf)
- Adopt-A-Road Agreement (36KB .pdf)
- Recognition Sign Request (online or print, 476KB .pdf)
- Volunteer Informed Consent/Release Form (31KB .pdf)
- Minor Participation Permission Form (31KB .pdf)
- Clean-Up Results Form (online or print, 34KB .pdf)
- Photo/Video Release Form (18KB .pdf)
Rules and policies for volunteers
All King County Adopt-A-Road Program volunteers are required to adhere to the following King County rules and policies:
Following are links to related websites that may be of interest:
To check on road availability, reserve a cleanup date or request safety kits, or other inquires contact Project Manager Yvette Franz at 206-477-3600.
Road Services Division
King County Department of Transportation
201 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104-3856
Information from the Road Services Division's website is available to people with disabilities in alternate formats upon request by calling 206-477-3839 or 711 for the TTY relay service.
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