Find out how to participate in this successful and rewarding volunteer litter control program. See the volunteer groups who are already participating!
Find a road to adopt
Use our map to find available routes in unincorporated King County.
- Review the Adopt-A-Road Program Overview to see if the program would be a good match for your volunteer group.
- Complete an Application Form 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 program orientation packet that walks you through the steps to register your group with the program.
- After your group has completed the first cleanup, fill out and return a Recognition Sign Request Form.
Organize your cleanup
- Select your preferred date(s).
- At least two weeks in advance, call the Adopt-A-Road Program Coordinator to check the availability of safety kits for your preferred date(s).
- After your date is confirmed with the Adopt-A-Road Program Coordinator, you can reserve your safety kit(s). You will also receive a roster of your group volunteers who have registered with the program and are eligible to participate in the cleanup event.
- Each safety kit includes materials for up to ten people. Reserve as many kits as needed to ensure all volunteers will have materials available.
Pick up your safety kit(s)
- Pick up your safety kit(s) from a specified maintenance office location.
Before your clean-up
- Review the Adopt-A-Road Safety Rules with your volunteers at or prior to the clean-up event.
- Watch the Volunteer Safety Training Video.
- Ensure all volunteers are listed on the Group Active Participant Roster. Anyone not listed on the roster is not authorized to participate in the cleanup.
- Have all volunteers sign the Work Day Release Form before the cleanup begins.
After your clean-up
- Application Form or online form
- Adopt-A-Road Group Agreement & Code of Conduct
- Registered Group Enrollment Form
- Individual Participant Release Form
- Work Day Release Form
- Recognition Sign Request Form or online form
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:
Volunteer Safety Training Video
Safety kit pick-upsTo slow the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the King County Adopt-A-Road Program has currently suspended operations until 2021. You are welcome to contact the program coordinator with questions or to apply for a route, but all other program activities are on hold.
Adopted and available roadsThis map displays both adopted and available routes.
887 - 176th Ave. S.E. Neighbors
2082 - Adam Henry Schwinn Ltd.
2119 - Back and Beyond
2153 - Camlann Medieval Association
2112 - Dale J. Holland, Attorney at Law
1110 - East Union Hill Neighbors
716 - Fairwood Lions Club
2092 - Golder Associates
76 - Hollywood Hill Association
2157 - Jason Moritz - HomeSmart Real Estate
897 - Keep America Clean
1221 - Lake Alice Community Association
2080 - Make the World a Better Place
2167 - Neighborhood Heroes
1238 - Oak Hills Vegetable Farms
1254 - Paj Hwang
1144 - QSE Publishing
1186 - Redemption Church
2138 - Sam's Noodle Town
2064 - The Wolfpack
2154 - Unbridled Counseling
1175 - Valley Drifters Cruisin' Association
2163 - Wabash Church
2088 - YOUNGBLOOD FS
Road Services Division
King County Department of Local Services
155 Monroe Ave. N.E.
Renton, WA 98056