Broadband Projects

Current State-Owned broadband projects

  • I-17 (Phoenix to Flagstaff): Construction is underway and estimated to be complete in early 2023. Node buildings are located at Sunset Point Rest Area and McGuireville Rest Area.

  • I-19 (Tucson to Nogales): Design is underway and construction estimated to be complete in early 2023.

  • I-17 and I-19 will utilize Dura-line FuturePath conduit with 7 MicroDucts. Each MicroDuct can accommodate up to 288 fibers.

  • Three pull boxes are installed at each location,approximately every 3000 feet or at a traffic interchange.

  • I-40 West (Flagstaff to California border): An investment of $68.1m was announced in February 2022. Construction begin and end dates are TBD. For more information, view the news release here

    I-40 West Broadband Announcement - February 18, 2022

     

    Photo By: John Doughtery, ADOT

    Broadband Announcement image

    Left to right: Brad Burgess (ADOT), Dr. Steven Burrell (NAU), Governor Doug Ducey, Janet Major (UArizona), Jeff Sobotka (ACA).