Adopt-a-Highway

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The Adopt-A-Highway program is a tax-deductible opportunity for proud New Yorkers to give back to their community by ensuring clean and beautiful roadways in the New York City area.

Highway can be adopted by individuals, companies, or organizations (but not political candidates and campaigns). Segments can also be adopted in memory of an individual. Signs acknowledging the sponsor will be placed on the adopted roadway segment; however, the Adopt-A-Highway Program is not a forum for advertising or public discourse.

Adopting a highway is an easy way to make a visible impact on your community and show your pride in being a New Yorker.

All highways under NYC DOT jurisdiction are included in the Adopt-A-Highway program. See the list of currently available segments (pdf)

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Segments are available on the

  • Belt Parkway
  • Prospect Expressway
  • Laurelton Parkway
  • Gowanus Expressway
  • Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
  • Long Island Expressway
  • Jackie Robinson Parkway
  • Grand Central Parkway
  • Van Wyck Expressway
  • Clearview Expressway
  • Nassau Expressway
  • Cross Island Parkway
  • Whitestone Expressway
  • Hutchinson River Parkway
  • Bruckner Expressway
  • Throg's Neck Expressway
  • Bronx River Parkway
  • Henry Hudson Parkway
  • FDR Drive
  • Harlem River Drive
  • Major Deegan Expressway
  • Cross Bronx Expressway
  • Sheridan Expressway
  • West Shore Expressway
  • Richmond Parkway
  • Staten Island Expressway
  • Martin Luther King Expressway

Request Information on Adopt-a-Highway

Please submit this form with any questions or comments about the Adopt-A-Highway Program. DOT staff will contact you as quickly as possible. For specific questions, call the Adopt-a-Highway Coordinator at 718-712-7563.

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