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  • Design-build projects satisfy the need for speed (and save money, too)

    July 7, 2011
    In less than a year, spectacular ramps and bridges have risen from bare ground in the southeast Valley. By this fall, they’ll link 12 miles of new high occupancy vehicle lanes on the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) with Interstate 10 and the Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in Chandler -- see the project's progress in the slide show above.

  • MVD assists returning soldiers

    July 1, 2011
    On June 6, more than 300 soldiers with the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion returned home to Ft. Huachuca after serving in Iraq for the past year. These soldiers were welcomed by family, friends and community – but, many also were greeted with the fact that there is so much to take care after you’ve been away from home for 12 months.

  • Getting the green light: Valley ramp meters now more efficient

    June 23, 2011
    If you drive Valley freeways during rush hour, you’re probably pretty familiar with ramp meters … They’re the two-light signals positioned at most Valley on-ramps that tell motorists when it’s okay to head onto the freeway. Ramp meters have been used in the Phoenix-Metro area for about the past 20 years and maybe you think not much about them has changed … but, actually they’ve recently become much more efficient!

  • ADOT crews on the scene at Wallow Fire

    June 16, 2011
    The wildfires burning through portions of the state are destroying so much … from the scenic acreage that will be changed forever to the property loss and the lives so terribly affected.

  • ADOT to begin work on replacement bridge soon

    June 13, 2011
    Talk about a quick turnaround … it’s been just three months since a fiery crash destroyed the Mescal Road/J-Six Ranch Road bridge in Cochise County and already ADOT has approved a contract to rebuild and reopen the bridge this fall.

  • Big sign offers huge welcome to Grand Canyon State

    June 3, 2011
    Most of the signs ADOT produces have to be pretty big so drivers can read them, but one of the newest is simply massive… At 16x16 feet, a new sign welcoming motorists to Arizona is among the tallest in the state. It recently was installed on Interstate 8 near Yuma; however, it was made in Phoenix, and as you can imagine, moving a sign that size isn’t a simple task (see video above and photo slideshow below).

  • HOV Lanes: Why we build them when we do

    June 2, 2011
    Crews are busy adding more than 80 lane miles of high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes to two Valley freeways – 30 miles in both directions on Loop 101 in the west Valley and 12 miles on east- and westbound Loop 202 in Chandler that will link directly to HOV lanes on the Loop 101 (Price Freeway) and Interstate 10.

  • I-17 bridges in Munds Park ready for upgrades

    May 25, 2011
    The bridges over Pinewood Boulevard in Munds Park have been carrying Interstate-17 traffic for the past 53 years and now it’s time for some well-deserved reconstruction! ADOT has already begun the project that will rebuild the bridges and ramps on I-17 at Munds Park , an area just south of Flagstaff . Work started last month and is scheduled to wrap up by fall 2012.

  • Holiday Travel: SR 87 construction finished in time for Memorial Day

    May 24, 2011
    Construction work along State Route 87 is set to wrap up just in time for the upcoming holiday weekend!

  • Holiday Travel: I-10 restrictions at Hassayampa Bridge

    May 23, 2011
    Don’t let traffic get in the way of all your fun this holiday weekend! With a little advanced planning, you’ll have a better, more stress-free driving experience – that’s why we’re focusing on Memorial Day travel all week on the ADOT Blog.

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