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  • Check it Out: I-10 bridge demolition

    May 7, 2014
    Late last month, work to demolish the I-10 bridges over Perryville Road got underway in the west Valley.

  • Demolition of old Gila River Bridge under way in Bylas

    March 27, 2013
    After 56 years, it’s time for the old Gila River Bridge to retire … Located on US 70 about a mile west of the Bylas community on the San Carlos Apache reservation, the bridge, which was built in 1957, is now being demolished ...

  • Demolishing the Pantano Union Pacific Railroad Bridge

    March 18, 2013
    We posted a clip on YouTube last week that shows crews demolishing the old Pantano Union Pacific Railroad Bridge. Because it’s a time-lapse video, you can watch all the work being completed in under a minute…

  • I-10 east of Tucson to close overnight March 8 for bridge demolition

    March 4, 2013
    If you have travel plans in the southeastern part of our state this Friday night/Saturday morning, you’ll really want to pay attention to this …

  • ADOT takes a look back at 2011

    January 3, 2012
    The new year officially is here, but before we dive into 2012 we’re going to take a quick look back. ADOT’s Public Information/Media Relations team came up with a great list of the state’s major transportation accomplishments from 2011 and we thought we’d share it here on the blog!

  • Tiny camera captures bird’s eye view of girder installation

    August 29, 2011
    If you’ve been following along in the blog, you know that we’ve been chronicling ADOT’s reconstruction of the Mescal/J-Six bridge in southern Arizona since it was severely damaged when two semi trucks collided underneath it back in March. Completion of the fast-tracked bridge reconstruction is slated for later this month.

  • A new look at memorable I-10 bridge demos

    August 19, 2011
    Last week we gave you an update on how the new Mescal/J-Six bridge is coming along... You might also remember that the night the damaged bridge was taken down, the old Marsh Station bridge was also demolished just a few miles away. It was a huge project that required completely shutting down I-10 for the night.

  • Blasts along SR 260 necessary in widening project

    July 26, 2011
    Some terrain is so rough and rocky that even heavy-duty machinery can’t break through. That was the case last Thursday when ADOT crews used more than 7,000 lbs. of explosives to remove roughly 8,000 cubic yards of material along SR 260, about 20 miles east of Payson.

  • 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.

  • 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.