2014 - Great Nebraska Trash-Off
will be April 1 - April 30
first Adopt-A-Highway program in the nation began in Texas in 1985, and
is now international in scope. Nebraska's program officially began in
April of 1990, through the efforts of Gretna State Senator, Emil Beyer.
program is currently sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Roads. More
info is available by calling 402-479-4843.
the past years, the Adopt-a-Highway program has grown to cover about
one-quarter of the State’s 10,000 miles of roads and currently 972
groups have adopted a section of Nebraska roadsides as their own.
Participants in the "Great Nebraska
Trash-Off" must follow the Basic Guidelines for Adopt a Highway (below).
Those wishing to
participate in 2014 should contact Denise Wallman 402-479-4843
"Great Nebraska Trash Off " is an annual event, usually held
in April/May. This marathon period of cleaning Nebraska
highways generates lots of fun and competition between groups, as well
as good publicity for the program and those who participate.
Denise Wallman, State Coordinator, Nebraska Department of Roads
adopting group must be non-profit.
group agrees to pick up adopted section twice a year for two years.
(agreement is renewable).
are a minimum of two miles and a maximum of six.
supervision is required for volunteers under the age of 15.
provides the nameplate signs installed at each end of the adopted
section, litter bags, traffic signs, safety vests, and disposes of
the filled trash bags.
(You will need Acrobat Reader to view this)
the Application and fill it out.
it to the NDOR District Office for the county where you want to adopt.
District Office will process your Application and get in touch with
302 Superior St
PO Box 94759
Lincoln NE 68509-4759
Fax - (402) 471-3401
4425 S 108th St
PO Box 45461
Omaha, NE 68145-0461
Phone (402) 595-2534
FAX (402) 595-1720
408 N 13th St
Norfolk NE 68702-1707
FAX - (402) 370-3473
211 N Tilden St
PO Box 1488
Grand Island, NE 68802-1488
Phone (308) 385-6265
140375 Rundell Road
PO Box 220
Gering, NE 69341
Phone (308) 436-6587
Fax (308) 633-6614
1321 N Jeffers
PO Box 1108
North Platte NE 69103-1108
Phone (308) 535-8031
FAX (308) 535-8034
619 Auditorium Dr
PO Box 530
McCook NE 69001-0530
Phone (308) 345-8490
FAX (308) 345-8492
East Highway 20
736 E 4th St
Ainsworth NE 69210-1215
Phone (402) 387-2471
FAX (402) 387-1498