Contact Right of Way / Properties

205 S. 17th Ave.
MD 612E
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.712.7316
Fax: 602.712.3257
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The Right of Way Group is divided into several different sections. For more information on each section, please contact the people listed below.

Administration

Right of Way Administration is responsible for the management of the Right of Way Group.

Name Position
Paula Gibson Right of Way Administrator
John Eckhardt Deputy Right of Way Administrator, Development
Dave Edwards Deputy Right of Way Administrator, Real Estate

Acquisitions

Right of Way Acquisitions is responsible for acquiring property rights needed for construction and improvement of state highways throughout Arizona. This section also provides relocation assistance to eligible individuals and businesses displaced as a result of the state's acquisition.

Name Position Phone
Chris Childers Section Manager 602.712.8503

Operations

Right of Way Operations provides financial accounting, contract management and records retention for the Right of Way Group.

Name Position Phone Fax
Carrie Drost Section Manager 602.712.7912 602.712.8756

Accounting Section

Name Position/Responsibility Phone Fax
Carolyn Stocker Regional Transportation Plan 602.712.8796 602.712.8756
Zhenzhen Li Statewide 602.712.7583 602.712.8756

Plans

Right of Way Plans is responsible for field surveys, right of way plans, property descriptions, legal documents needed for acquisition or disposal of property rights and final monumentation upon completion of construction activities.

Right of Way Plans is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For Right of Way Plans information or questions, contact the Plans Manager.

Name Position/Responsibility Phone
Michael Mayes Manager 602.712.8782
Dan Miller, R.L.S. Project Development 602.712.6174
John C. King, R.L.S. Chief Surveyor 602.712.7492

Project Management

Right of Way Project Management section is responsible for right of way project coordination, property valuation, appraisal review and oversight of Local Public Agency (LPA) right of way activities and LPA Right of Way Qualification Program. Project coordinators are responsible for monitoring all right of way activities associated with a highway project.

Name Position Phone
Richard Erickson Section Manager 602.712.7085

Property Management

Right of Way Property Management is responsible for managing and maintaining property acquired for highway purposes, including demolition of improvements prior to construction, interim leasing and the inventory and sale of excess property. The section also negotiates lease agreements for ADOT facilities and maintains water rights and well records and is responsible for leasing, acquiring permits and remitting payments for leased material sites and haul roads.

The Property Management office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday through Friday. The disposal of excess ADOT property is governed by ARS 28-7095.

Name Position/Responsibility Phone
Michael Craig Section Manager 602.712.6568
Greg Rodriquez Demolition Unit 602.712.7144
  Excess Land Inquiries and Sales Offerings 602.712.7587
Aretha Perry Greene Material Sites, Leases and Permits 602.712.7022
  Leasing Information 602.712.7587

Titles

Right of Way Titles is responsible for ADOT-related land title research, highway establishment/abandonment, property disposals, condemnation coordination and preparation of Arizona State Transportation Board resolutions.

Name Position/Responsibility Phone
Steven Channer Titles Section Manager 602.712.6891
Ron Middlebrook Condemnation Unit 602.712.8160

Resolution and Disposal Unit

Name Position Phone
Byron Hopkins   602.712.6946