Scenic Roads

Guidance, Maps and Documents

Designation Guidance

ADOT Scenic Roads

This slide presentation describes the Scenic Roads program to help those interested in designating a scenic road, including pre state-designated and nationally designated programs.

Length: 24 pages

Application Guidance

This documents provides overall guidance in the designation of scenic roads in this state.

Length: 37 pages

Evaluation Criteria

This guidance provides scoring criteria for scenic roads, historic roads, and parkways proposals.

Length: 8 pages

Historic Road Evaluation Sheet

This sheet request numerical data relating to four areas: the impact of the route on cultural heritage, impact on the area, proximity to the historical area, and uniqueness. This is a required form for any historic road proposal.

Length: 1 page

Visual Quality Summary Sheet

This sheet requests information on the overall visual quality of each landscape assessment unit and the average visual quality of the entire road segment. This is a required form for any scenic roads proposal.

Length: 1 page

Laws and Rules

These contain Arizona Revised Statutes RS 512 - 518, which creates the scenic roads program and the ADOT rules R17-3-801 to R17-3-809, which implement the referenced statutes.

Length: 10 pages

Civil RightsTitle VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • 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 602.712.8946 or at 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 al 602.712.8946 o en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.