Highway signs

Learn about signs on state highways, such as advertising signs and business logos, political signs, and memorial signs. You can also find out how to join or support our Adopt-a-Highway roadside clean-up program, and about our sign shop if you are from a government agency or department.

The Adopt-a-Highway program is a roadside clean-up program that promotes pride and local ownership in Washington's highways. Sponsors can also have their logo posted at their sponsorship area.

Want to advertise on or along the state highway system, or get your business logo on one of our blue services signs? Here's what you need to know.

Learn how to have a memorial sign placed in honor of a loved one lost in a traffic incident, and raise awareness of the related traffic safety issue.

Learn about the rules and restrictions for placing campaign signs on or near state highway right-of-way.

Learn about the WSDOT Central Sign Shop, and how your government agency or department may be able to use their services.

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.