Environmental Planning

Cultural Resources

  • Contact Information
    • To arrange for avoidance flagging / monitoring of cultural resources, please contact the main EPG office number at 602.712.7767. This should be done 10 business days in advance. In case of a discovery situation of previously unidentified cultural resources, please contact the main EPG office number at 602.712.7767.
    • Programmatic Agreement 
    • List of Programmatic Agreement Participants
  • Historic Preservation Handbook
    • This handbook serves as a process, procedures, policy, and training manual for the cultural resource process for ADOT projects. Note: After the Handbook downloads, a pop-up window may appear stating that "This document contains macros." Click the button "Yes" to continue. You may be prompt to enter a password. Instead of entering a password, click the 'Read Only' button on the lower right-corner of the password window. After that, the document will open.
  • HPT Portal Access
  • Report Reviewing Checklist
    • The Report Reviewing Checklist is used to ensure the adequacy of cultural resource reports submitted to HPT. The Checklist is a compilation of the Arizona State Museum's Reporting Standards, the Arizona State Historic Preservation Administrative Procedures, and the Guidelines for Report Production Standards for ADOT Consultants.
  • Historic Preservation Team Title Page Template
    • This download contains the inside title page for Cultural Reports only, and includes information specific to cultural only - such as permit numbers and permitting agency name.
  • Consultation Initiation Form
    • This form should be completed and submitted at the time a request for agency and tribal consultation initiation is made to HPT. Please be sure to fill out the form in its entirety, and include the appropriate attachments to document the project undertaking, project area, prior survey, history of consultation, and confirmation of site avoidance (updated 09/11/03).
  • List of Archaeological Consultants
    • The following list represents those institutions, organizations, and corporations that have blanket permits to conduct archaeological and/or paleontological surface survey and / or limited subsurface exploration in nonsite areas on all state, county, city and other municipal properties in Arizona.
  • Interim Agreement for the Treatment of Historic Roads
  • Good Roads Everywhere: A History of Road Building in Arizona
    • This document, consisting of 178 pages, provides a historic overview of road building to help identify those roads in Arizona worthy of preservation.  

Arizona Historic Bridge Inventory

Introductory Information

Pages 1-47

  • Cover Sheet
  • Table of Contents
  • Bridge Development in America
  • Territorial Road and Bridge Construction in Arizona: 1880-1912
  • Early State Bridge Construction and Transcontinental Highways: 1912-1920

Pages 47-92

  • Federal Aid and the Arizona Highway Department in the 1910s and 1920s
  • Depression and World War II Bridge Construction: 1933-1945
  • Post

Pages 93-155

  • Concrete Arch Bridges
  • Concrete Box Culverts and Slab and Girder Bridges
  • Concrete Rigid Frame Bridges
  • Steel Stringer and Girder Bridges
  • Steel Truss Bridges
  • Long-span Steel Arch and Suspension Bridges
  • Timber Stringer Bridges
  • Glossary

Pages 156-183

  • Geographical Data
  • Summary of Identification and Evaluation Methods

Pages 184-205

  • Summary of Identification and Evaluation Methods (continued)

Pages 206-235

  • Summary of Identification and Evaluation Methods (continued)
  • Major Bibliographical References
Long Inventory Forms (by County)
Short Inventory Forms

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Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.