Adopting a Highway

Article by Marcia Darnell

Highways – January 1996 – Colorado Central Magazine

You’ve seen them along your commute, your pleasure trips, and the road to Grandma’s, those blue-and-white “Adopt A Highway” signs, informing you that some kind and dedicated group is responsible for trash pick-up for the next couple of miles.

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New roadside markers seek adoptive parents

Brief by Central Staff

Highways – June 1995 – Colorado Central Magazine

We’re all familiar with the adopt-a-highway program, wherein a civic group agrees to pick up trash along the road.

Now the Colorado Historical Society and the Colorado Department of Transportation are looking for some volunteers to adopt a new generation of roadside historical markers.

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