• State engineer's responsibilities are numerous

    February 22, 2012
    When someone asks you what you do for a living, it’s probably difficult to sum it all up with just a couple of words. It’s the same for most of us here at ADOT, where there are a lot of employees with a lot of responsibilities and so many different job titles! In an effort to better explain what ADOT does, we thought it would be informative (and fun) to take a closer look at some of the duties behind those titles.

  • Arizona Highways is a part of state's history

    February 21, 2012
    You don’t have to call this state home to understand the appeal of Arizona Highways magazine. Readers everywhere appreciate the publication’s gorgeous photography and stellar writing – it boasts subscribers from all 50 U.S. states and two-thirds of the countries on this planet!

  • Today in Arizona Transportation History

    February 16, 2012
    We’ve really enjoyed celebrating Arizona’s transportation history this week on the blog. And, as we promised, we plan to keep the history theme alive throughout the state’s Centennial year.

  • Arizona's notable transportation history is subject of new report

    February 15, 2012
    Yesterday we kicked-off Arizona’s Centennial celebration with a look at where Arizona is today and how the work we do in the present will affect the lives of Arizonans in the future.

  • A Day in ADOT History

    February 14, 2012
    Happy 100th Birthday, Arizona! As most of the state enters party mode today and stops to reflect on Arizona's past, we wanted to take a different approach to our Centennial revelry...

  • ADOT is set to mark AZ centennial with 'day in the life' video project

    February 13, 2012
    We’re just one day away from a very significant date in our state’s history … tomorrow is when Arizona officially celebrates 100 years of statehood! We don’t know about you, but such an important milestone really starts to make us think about what life must have been like for Arizonans way back in 1912.

  • Expansion joints give bridges room to breathe

    February 10, 2012
    When we blogged about quiet pavement back in December, we got a lot of comments… We received plenty of questions, too, which we’ll attempt to answer here on the blog in the coming weeks – starting with one on bridge expansion joints.

  • MVD provides services, assists veterans at 2012 StandDown

    February 9, 2012
    Some of the men and women who have bravely served their country are now homeless or at risk … Instead of letting that sad fact stand on its own, several organizations work to provide assistance to these veterans through an annual event called the Arizona StandDown.

  • Surveys give valuable feedback on quiet pavement

    February 7, 2012
    We asked and you answered! Back in December when we told you about the Quiet Pavement Pilot Program, we launched a survey asking for your thoughts on freeway surface conditions in Maricopa County.

  • ADOT works with cities on signal coordination

    February 2, 2012
    Nothing seems to slow a commute down like having to stop at one red light after another. That’s why ADOT is working to synchronize some of its signals – a move that can help traffic flow a little more smoothly while reducing the type of stop-and-go traffic that can lead to congestion.

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