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Where we are going, we need safe roads. Here at ADOT, we love to celebrate National Engineers Week. It serves as a gentle reminder to highlight and recognize the importance that engineers play in building Arizona's roads and keeping...
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.

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Leaving travel-lane reducing work zones in place even when crews are not present protects workers and the traveling public.
Driving support to your favorite non-profit organization is easier than ever with more than 100 specialty license plates available through ADOT's Motor Vehicle Division.
The Green Valley Litter Patrol has filled more than 5,000 bags of litter since 2008.
If you're the parent of a teen, you might be wondering about how to handle the vaunted learner’s permit test. We've got answers.
Everyone is familiar with Valentine’s Day conversation hearts, but an ADOT employee’s recipe from 45 years ago offers a gingerbread twist on the holiday sweets. In the February 1979 edition of the ADOT employee newsletter “Newsbeat,” Sherri...
Come read the tale of Pixie the potbelly pig. Discovered on a property for the planned State Route 30 in Avondale, Pixie eluded capture for several weeks.
Several concrete bridge girders have been placed throughout the I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project and by the project’s end, dozens of these girders will have been placed within the project area.
Have you ever wondered what past Arizona driver licenses looked like? You may even have a few iterations of them yourself. Today, we’re taking a look at how the design of Arizona’s driver licenses have evolved throughout the years. In the...
Cars damaged by floodwaters are sometime shipped to other states where unscrupulous individuals may try to sell them. We've compiled some tips for avoiding a car that can't pass the smell test.
News that a $4 million ADOT project will restore limited access to 5 miles of State Route 88 inspires a trip down memory lane.