Adopt A Highway Program
The Scott County Adopt A Highway program began in 1991 as a way for citizens to serve their community and protect the environment. Adopt A Highway volunteers currently clean almost 400 centerline miles of Scott County roadways.
The volunteer group agrees to pick up litter on a segment of county highway selected in consultation with the Scott County Highway Engineer. The recommended length is two miles.
The volunteer group agrees to a 3-year commitment to clean up their segment of roadway at least twice a year, in the spring and fall. The Physical Development Department provides safety vests and trash bags. The maintenance crew picks up and disposes of filled bags and other items.
Scott County agrees to erect a highway sign at no cost to the group to recognize the group's clean-up efforts. The name on the sign shall be limited to two lines of eighteen characters (including spaces). The county reserves the right to approve and/or edit names or acronyms. No logos, website addresses or telephone numbers are allowed on the signs.
All new Adopt A Highway groups receive free 30" by 24" signs. Current groups will have this new sign configuration phased in over a 10-year period.
THANK YOU TO ALL THE ADOPT A HIGHWAY VOLUNTEERS FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL CLEAN UP IN FALL OF 2013.
Scott County currently has one road open for adoption for spring of 2014.
County Highway 4 from CH7(Church Avenue) to CH11(Delmar Avenue) is open in Belle Plaine/Helena Twp.
Please contact Lyn Rohe at 952-496-8367 if you are interested in adopting a roadway.
New Group Members Form
Adopt a Highway Map
Hazardous Materials and Snipe