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Adopt-A-Highway Questions 

 

How often should litter be picked up?
Litter must be picked up a minimum of twice every six months. Most urban locations require litter pickup once or twice per month.
 
Who supplies the litter bags and picks up the filled bags?
MoDOT does. We also supply safety vests, caution flags, safety video, safety brochures, and safety tips for working along roadsides.
 
What about beautification?
MoDOT requires three copies of a detailed plan outlining the areas where planting is to be done including the types of plants. MoDOT personnel review the plan to determine if it will enhance the roadside appearance while not creating a safety hazard.
 
How long does my agreement last?
Adopters sign a three year commitment to the program. However, the agreement can be terminated at any time. Each location is reviewed periodically to ensure both parties are fulfilling their agreement.
 
Are there guidelines I need to follow?
The Missouri Department of Transportation has established rules and regulations for the program to ensure safety and consistency in its operation. All adopters are expected to know and abide by these standards.
 
Help, I've inherited our group's AAH project. What do I do?
You can contact your local MoDOT office. Then ask for the AAH coordinator and tell them what you need. Please keep us up to date on your contact person's name, address, and phone number. You can e-mail that information to us at aah@modot.mo.gov, or call us toll free at 1-888-ASK MODOT and ask for the Adopt-A-Highway coordinator.

Adopt today for a clean tomorrow.
For more information, check out the topics below:
General Information
Adopt A Highway Brochure (5 mb, 2 pages)
AAH Safety Tips  (7 mb, 2 pages)
Types of Adoption and Recognition
A Few Facts about the Program
Common Questions
Summary of Rules and Regulations
Activity Report
No MOre Trash
Roadside Review

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105 W. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65102
1-888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636)
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