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  • Federal program helps with purchase of new ferry boat

    December 6, 2012
    In a land-locked state like Arizona, you wouldn’t think anyone around here needs to rely on a boat for transportation. But in an area near the far western portion of our state, there actually are many people who depend on a ferry to get to jobs, school and recreation…

  • Much to be learned from historic site near SR 77

    August 16, 2012
    Ordinarily, an excavation like this would have to wait until ADOT had a highway construction project to work on (lane widening, new freeway construction, etc.) -- that way the cost would be included in the project’s scope. But this site’s a little different…

  • Quiet Pavement Pilot Program

    December 15, 2011
    Back in the early 2000s ADOT started to hear from drivers who said certain stretches of Valley freeways seemed quieter than others. ADOT and the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) noticed a difference, too. It seemed that areas paved with an asphalt rubber friction course (rubberized asphalt), which MAG funded through the Regional Transportation Plan, were less noisy than freeway surfaces with cement concrete pavement.