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License plates can be more than a means of identifying a vehicle. Much like bumper stickers or the clothes we wear, specialty plates can an expression of our values and beliefs or a nod to our hobbies. In Arizona we have more than 90...
Progress is happening and drivers are noticing. If you’ve recently driven along Interstate 17 north of the Phoenix metro area, you’ve seen the flurry of construction activity, along with the noticeable changes to this well-traveled highway...
While summer weather lingers for desert dwellers, ADOT team members are already gearing up for winter. And this season, that means branching out beyond the existing fleet of 200 or so snowplows as ADOT prepares to unveil two new high...

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A couple of improvement projects happening right now on the Loop 101 and the Loop 202 are seemingly similar, but each has their own distinct timeline.
Drivers are advised to plan for extra travel time this afternoon during what is often a “scary” commute due to heavier-than-usual traffic on Halloween.
Get an update on the Virgin River Bridge No. 6 rehabilitation project.
ADOT is building a new truck escape ramp and reconstructing an existing curve on SR 87 to enhance safety.
Individuals interested in getting a foot in the construction industry can apply for ADOT’s Construction Academy, a three-week program designed to expose people to various trades within the construction field.
ADOT’s newest freeway widening project in the Phoenix area has started this week along Loop 202 in Mesa.
It is National Teen Driver Safety Week and while teenagers might view a driver license as their key to independence, parents and guardians know these new drivers still need plenty of guidance.
A new construction method allows ADOT to operate more efficiently. I-40 paving east of Flagstaff is state’s first ‘intelligent compaction’ project.
If you’ve been keeping up with us here on the ADOT Blog, you know that crews are currently working on the US 89 landslide repair project near Page.
The Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor Study is now complete and points to the need for a new multimodal freight corridor and a manufacturing belt that will drive trade, commerce, job growth and economic development for the two states and facilitate strong connections to other major regional markets.