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  • Pull Aside • Stay Alive

    June 11, 2012
    At ADOT we always want to give drivers a warning of what’s coming up on the road ahead... Whether it’s an impending freeway closure or a new type of traffic signal, we try our very best to get the word out ahead of time so motorists know what to expect. But, sometimes something will impact our roads (and the ability to drive them) quickly and without much notice, making it all the more difficult to get the message out.

  • An update on the I-17 bridges in Munds Park

    January 30, 2012
    Last week we received a blog comment requesting an update on the I-17 bridges that span over Pinewood Boulevard in Munds Park. We thought it was a great suggestion and figured a blog post was in order!

  • Winter weather suspends northern projects for the season

    December 7, 2011
    The official start of winter is approaching, but the cold weather is already here! Over the past few weeks, we’ve told you how ADOT prepares for the snowy conditions common this time of year in Arizona’s high country.

  • ADOT closes certain state routes for winter months

    November 30, 2011
    Snow-covered, icy highways get swift attention from ADOT crews each winter, but some routes face factors so severe, that completely closing the road down for a few months is the best option.

  • ADOT set for snowy season

    November 14, 2011
    Arizona isn’t known for its harsh, winter weather conditions, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see some considerable snowfall during our colder months. In fact, areas up in the state’s high country already had their first snowfall this season and more is on its way. So, what better time to make sure you’re ready for the winter season ahead?

  • Monsoon season: drivers should expect the unexpected

    June 15, 2011
    Monsoon season officially begins today, and brings with it some potentially hazardous driving conditions that all motorists should be prepared for.

  • Dusty Roads

    April 18, 2011
    Arizona dust storms sometimes hit suddenly, without much notice at all. Drivers can be caught very quickly in a blinding wall of dust and debris that leaves almost no visibility. While these storms typically happen between May and September, motorists should be aware year-round of the potential danger these high-wind storms create.