Remove Litter • Create Jobs • Beautify California

Caltrans is investing in removing litter, creating jobs, educating the public and engaging the community to transform unsightly roadsides into spaces of pride for all Californians.

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Small changes can have a major impact on our waterways. Learn how to prevent stormwater pollution.

Caltrans' Adopt-A-Highway Program


The Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway Program provides an avenue for individuals, organizations or businesses to help maintain sections of roadside within California's State Highway System.

Help maintain our highways with the Adopt-A-Highway Program, complete an online volunteer application:

Learn More, including about the up to $250 incentive stipend.

Get Involved

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Accepting applications to help maintain our highways! Get more information or sign up

Volunteers can receive up to $250 per litter clean-up event held at adopted sites.

Clean California Local Grant Program 

Local Grant Program

The Clean California Local Grants Program will hold an application workshop to provide potential applicants with technical assistance.

Funds for your local community to beautify and improve local streets and roads, tribal lands, parks, pathways, and transit centers to clean and enhance public spaces.

Register for the Nov. 18 workshop for Project Applicants

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Career opportunities and jobs for all Californians, including veterans, students, artists, people experiencing homelessness, and those re-entering society from incarceration.

District 5 Service Assistant Flyer (PDF)
Job Fairs Flier (PDF)

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Tell Us!

Report an area that needs litter removal by using our Customer Service Request form

Clean California Events and News

  • December 1 - Call for Local Grant Project Applications.
  • December 4 - Clean California Free Dump Day: Chico Maintenance Yard - 2535 Notre Dame Boulevard, Chico, CA 95928
  • December 4 - Clean California Free Dump Day: Chula Vista Maintenance Yard, 570 C Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • December 4 - Community Cleanup: Caltrans is partnering with the City of Chula Vista and Southbay Sustainable Communities for a Beautify Chula Vista Community Pickup event.
  • December 9 - Job Fair: Caltrans District Office in Bishop - 500 Main Street
  • December 11 - Community Cleanup: Caltrans is partnering with Watershed Warriors, I Love a Clean San Diego, and the County of San Diego for an in-person litter cleanup at Sweetwater Regional Park.

Clean California Job Fairs