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During National Engineers Week, Feb. 18-24, we’re asking engineers on some of ADOT’s projects to share with us stories about their work and careers. Today, meet Sara Howard from the Loop 101 Princess Drive to Shea Boulevard Improvement...
When you drive past an active highway construction zone, you may see people operating heavy equipment. You might not see the people that work behind the scenes to ensure that those projects run smoothly. Cordell Yazzie is one of those people.
ADOT Director Jennifer Toth shares her path to becoming to an engineer and celebrates the work done by engineers of all disciplines.

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During National Engineers Week, Feb. 18-24, we’re asking engineers on some of ADOT’s projects to share with us stories about their work and careers. Today, meet Sara Howard from the Loop 101 Princess Drive to Shea Boulevard Improvement...
When you drive past an active highway construction zone, you may see people operating heavy equipment. You might not see the people that work behind the scenes to ensure that those projects run smoothly. Cordell Yazzie is one of those people.
ADOT Director Jennifer Toth shares her path to becoming to an engineer and celebrates the work done by engineers of all disciplines.
It’s Valentine’s Day and we hope that today, just like every other day of the year, you’ll make safe driving decisions behind the wheel. Choosing to let fellow drivers merge, using your turn signals to indicate you’re switching lanes, and...
Some people wear their heart on their sleeves, but did you know you can also wear it on your license plate? This Valentine’s Day, give the gift of expression and charitable donation at the same time in the form of a specialty license plate.
Voting is now underway for ADOT’s second Name-A-Snowplow Contest. Arizonans submitted thousands of creative names, and it’s fantastic to see the participation! Now, you have a chance to choose your top three favorites by going to azdot.gov...
The 1910s were a busy time in Arizona. Arizona became a state in 1912 and the Grand Canyon was designated as a National Park in 1919. In southeast Arizona, the town of Bisbee, pictured here in 1910, was booming. Fueled by the mining...
Highway shoulders aren't a playground. When seeking snow, go to designated snow play locations.
More than 100 volunteers turned out for the ninth annual “All the Way to the Border” highway cleanup on Saturday, Jan 27. All 45 miles of State Route 286 are adopted by residents, businesses and organizations between Three Points junction at State Route 86 and Sasabe at the Arizona-Mexico border.
Leaving travel-lane reducing work zones in place even when crews are not present protects workers and the traveling public.