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.

The Inside Lane Cover - May 2021

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.
April Inside Lane Cover

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.
Inside Lane Cover - March 2021

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.
Inside Lane Cover - Feb 2021

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.
Inside Lane Cover - Jan 2021

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.
The Inside Lane Cover - November 2020

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.
The Inside Lane Cover - October 2020

The Inside Lane October 2020

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Discover why ADOT employees are holding a giant snake.
  • Try to win a prize with the word jumble.
  • Learn how MVD is evolving during the pandemic.
  • Read how you can help the South Mountain Freeway win a national award. 
  • Meet Lori Teigh, transportation traffic studies analyst.
Photo of The Inside Lane April 2020 cover

The Inside Lane April 2020

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • Discover how ADOT serves the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Read a tribute to fallen employee Frank Dorizio.
  • Meet four employees who help protect Arizona’s environment.
  • Learn why MVD services will shut down for a few days.
  • Find out more about the Employee Engagement Survey.
The Inside Lane Cover Photo March 2020

The Inside Lane March 2020

Check out The Inside Lane!

  • See photos and read about new digs for the Northcentral District and Flagstaff MVD.
  • Learn how ADOT's Construction Academy trains women, minorities and veterans.
  • Meet Environmental Planning Manager Julia Manfredi.
  • Discover how a multiagency partnership reduces fuel fires.

 

Photo of The Inside Lane February 2020 cover

The Inside Lane February 2020

Check out the latest issue of The Inside Lane:

  • View photos and learn about the new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway's impact.
  • Discover how MVD employees help veterans experiencing homelessness.
  • Meet Safety Award winner Tina Risteska.   
  • Read about the Hattie B. commuter train’s short but memorable legacy.
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The Inside Lane January 2020

Photo of  The Inside Lane  Cover December 2019

The Inside Lane December 2019

The Inside Lane December 2019

Check out the latest issue of  The Inside Lane:  

  • Meet Customer Service Award Winner Alicia Felix.
  • Read about how SLATE Technician Jermey Hill helped stranded motorists.
  • See how photologging Arizona highways has evolved.
  • Learn how SR 347 improvements improve traffic flow.
Cover of The Inside Lane November 2019 Issue

The Inside Lane - November 2019

Learn why the Meteor City Bridge project is innovative. View photos of employees wearing purple to support Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Meet the Team of the Year, ECD Mobile Ports Operations.

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The Inside Lane - October 2019

Meet Employee of the Year Maria Arvizo. Discover how Adopt a Highway volunteers save taxpayers $500,000 a year. Read our special 45th anniversary coverage. Learn why Incident Management is moving to TSMO.

The Inside Lane - September 2019 cover

The Inside Lane - September 2019

Learn how MVD Super Heroes prepare for a new computer system. Read our special 45th anniversary coverage. Meet the Leader of the Year, Kyle Ulibarri. Discover how Tucson Maintenance’s 5S project sees cost savings.

The Inside Lane - August 2019 cover

The Inside Lane - August 2019

Discover how ADOT employees reunited a lost dog with her owners and learn about the new training for front-line employees. See how driver behavior is key to safer roads and read our special 45th anniversary coverage.

The Inside Lane - July 2019 cover

The Inside Lane - July 2019

Reminisce about ADOT’s beginnings 45 years ago.Learn how to stay safe during dust storms. Read about ADOT employees’ favorite memories. Meet the Safety Message Contest winners.

The Inside Lane - June 2019 cover

The Inside Lane - June 2019

Meet babies who come to work with their parents at ADOT. Read how the Mobile MVD serves customers. Take a look back with ADOT's first female engineer. Learn how a new tool makes shoulder repair faster and safe. Discover how a small change results in big water savings.

The Inside Lane - May 2019

The Inside Lane - May 2019

See how ADOT firefighters train for aircraft fires. Meet Rusty Crerand, who troubleshoots public inquiries. Learn about the new #ADOTLeads training program. Read how ADOT rest areas are conserving water.

The Inside Lane - April 2019

The Inside Lane - April 2019

See how ADOT weathered a historic storm. Discover how to make work zones safe. Learn how crews improved Douglas Maintenance work area.

The Inside Lane - March 2019

The Inside Lane - March 2019

Learn how I-10/Ina Road improvements provide big benefits. Discover how MVD makes it easier to access services. Read about ADOT leading Arizona’s fleet consolidation. Meet Customer Service Award winner Quinn Farol.

The Inside Lane - February 2019

The Inside Lane - February 2019

Read about first-in-nation wrong-way driver detection. Discover how ADOT employees helped homeless veterans.Travel back to 1931 when license plates were made from Arizona copper. Learn about new employee learning system. Meet Safety Award winner Det. Earl Fisher.

The Inside Lane - January 2019

The Inside Lane - January 2019

Read about ADOT employees' heroics. Meet new K-9s Dona, Hank and Pueblo. Discover how a backlog was reduced by 95%. Know why TSMO won two national awards.Learn driving safety tips from children.