Past Issues Archive - The Inside Lane

The Inside Lane is published monthly for the employees of the Arizona Department of Transportation by the Internal Communications group of the ADOT Communications Division.

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The Inside Lane November 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Discover how ADOT staff kept the motoring public safe during forest fires and other weather hazards.
  • Read how ADOT is getting in the college spirit to promote the Arizona Travel ID.
  • Meet Marissa Abeyta, manager of the Multimodal Planning Division Traffic Monitoring Group.
  • Learn about ADOT Communications and Public Involvement winning four national awards.
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The Inside Lane October 2022

  • Learn about the Grand Canyon National Park Airport's past, present and future. 
  • Get in the Driver's Seat with Mark Sanders, director of the International Affairs Office, part of Government Relations.
  • Discover which ADOT divisions, units and individuals were top kaizen performers. 
  • Read how the Statewide Permits Team routes oversized loads on highways to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
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The Inside Lane September 2022

  • Meet Ed Green, an ADOT employee of 60 years.
  • Check out an informative article on ADOT’s facilities project request process.
  • Learn how IDO's Right of Way group is innovating to save money.
  • Read some good advice from your ADOT colleagues.
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The Inside Lane August 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Meet ASD's Insurance Recovery Team!
  • Read about IDO's Bridge Group to learn why bridge conditions in Arizona are improving.
  • Find out which awards were won recently by MVD.
  • See what was happening at ADOT back in 1977.
  • Try out our latest puzzle — and maybe win a prize!
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The Inside Lane July 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Meet the TSMO Systems Management Group and learn about their jobs.
  • Read how ADOT employees are developing an electric vehicle charging infrastructure plan.
  • See photos of the recent repair work on US 60.
  • Take a look back to ADOT’s dust storm safety messaging from 1976.
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The Inside Lane June 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • See how IDO’s Mesa Maintenance Unit developed an improved, time-saving process for placing barricades.
  • Learn all about the new ADOT social recognition site.
  • Meet Morgan Henling of MVD's Ignition Interlock Unit, and find out the best concert she’s ever been to.
  • Discover how ADOT‘s universal workspace design is transforming offices.
  • Try our new contest, and maybe win a prize!
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The Inside Lane May 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Check out the recent improvements made to State Route 189.
  • Learn about the Lead from Anywhere program.
  • Meet Tracy Garcia from the MVD Level 1 Contact Center.
  • Take a look back on photos from a 1980 Transportation Week exhibit.
  • Try to win a prize in our word jumble contest.
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The Inside Lane April 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Meet Katie Rodriguez of the Environmental Planning Group.
  • Discover why ADOT received a prestigious award for I-11 public involvement. 
  • Read how ADOT employees help inmates obtain commercial driver licenses. 
  • Try the crossword puzzle for a chance to win a prize.
  • See how teamwork protects bridge decks from getting hit.
  • Learn why crowdsourcing improves traffic flow.
  • Read Director John Halikowski's column about The ADOT Way.
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The Inside Lane March 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Look back at the Old MVD Building’s 100 years.
  • Learn how the pandemic impacted traffic safety.
  • Meet Dez Hatathli, Government Relations’ primary contact for autonomous vehicle inquiries.
  • Read how ADOT is expanding its GPS system in fleet cars.
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The Inside Lane February 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Learn how ADOT celebrates employee success.
  • Discover how it’s easier than ever to honor ADOT employees for their great work.
  • Meet Awards and Recognition Employee Engagement Administrator Kim Phillips.
  • Read stories and view photos of the six Annual Agency Award winners.
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The Inside Lane January 2022

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • View winning photos from The Inside Lane Fall and Winter Cover Photo Contest.
  • Discover why ADOT is a national leader for transportation system resilience.
  • See how employees across ADOT handle emergency responses.
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The Inside Lane December 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • View photos and read about the Central District Roadeo.
  • Find out why Arizona Highways magazine won awards.
  • Learn about the ADOT Research Center.
  • Discover how ADOT helps veterans with employment.
  • Meet Surveyor Clifton Clark.
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The Inside Lane October 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

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The Inside Lane September 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • See why ADOT received an A+ rating in a hazardous waste inspection
  • Try to win a prize with our trivia contest. 
  • Discover innovations used for the I-10/Broadway Curve project.
  • Meet Northcentral District Assistant Engineer Chad Auker.
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The Inside Lane August 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Read what lessons employees learned after challenging year
  • Get creative with caption contest to try to win a prize
  • See how ADOT facilitated van donation for retirement home
  • Discover how new process helps wide load transports
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The Inside Lane July 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Read Director John Halikowski’s highlights of ADOT’s 2021 fiscal year and what's coming in the future.
  • Solve the crossword puzzle for a chance to win a prize.
  • Check out Abel Federico’s cool photo on the cover.
  • See ADOT employees’ comments about teleworking and office space sharing.
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The Inside Lane June 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Meet Safety Award Winner Josh Hale.
  • Read about replacing the 72-year-old Pinto Creek Bridge.
  • Try to win a prize with our word jumble.
  • Discover why ADOT moved 1,400 reels of film to the state library.
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The Inside Lane May 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Meet 2020 Team of the Year Winners Dylan Cardie and  Mohamed Elomeri.
  • Discover how bright lights are saving ADOT millions of dollars.
  • Read how MVD Safety and Security Manager Jon Jenkins helps keep everyone safe.
  • Solve the word search puzzle for a chance to win a prize.
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The Inside Lane April 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Try to win a prize with our scavenger hunt.
  • Meet Employee of the Year Erich Batman.
  • Discover what AKA —  The ADOT Way means.
  • Read how Nicole Merkl manages specialty license plates.
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The Inside Lane March 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Discover Arizona Highways magazine’s economic impact on our state's tourism.
  • Try to win a prize in the EyeThink contest.
  • Meet Amy Ritz of the Major Projects Group.
  • Learn how ADOT customizes communications for target audiences.
  • Read about Customer Service Award winner Julia Voight.
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The Inside Lane February 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Check out the new Learning and Development Center.
  • Discover how ADOT Kids sparks children's interest in engineering. 
  • Try to win a prize with the jumble word contest.
  • Meet Innovation Award Winner Brad Burgess.
  • Read about the upcoming Google Workplace transition.
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The Inside Lane January 2021

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Read Director John Halikowski’s message about 2020 milestones and looking ahead to 2021.
  • Meet the Leader of the Year Award winner Pamela Marchant.
  • View children’s artwork illustrating safety messages for the 2021 employee calendar.
  • Check out ADOT employees’ reflections about 2020 and their hopes for 2021.
The Inside Lane Cover - December 2020

The Inside Lane December 2020

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Read Director John Halikowski’s Thanksgiving message to you.
  • Discover why butterflies are part of SR189 highway improvements.
  • Learn how teamwork was key to repairing wildfire damage.
  • See how the Incident Response Unit handled 10,000 incidents in its first year.
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The Inside Lane November 2020

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Learn why ADOT’s dust detection system won national awards.
  • Try to win a prize with the EyeThink Contest.
  • See The Inside Lane contest’s winning cover photo.
  • Discover how the Civil Rights Office accommodates people with disabilities.