Historic Road

1914 map of AZ proposed highways
In 1909 the Territory of Arizona proposed building a north-south highway between Prescott and Phoenix. A year later, construction started in earnest. We look back at this territorial road 110 years later.
SR 88
ADOT crews take extra steps as they work on the historically significant road, State Route 88.
Arizona Centennial Sign
Learn about what you'll find along the historic highway of State Route 286.
Cameron Road Bridge
With millions of Grand Canyon visitors each year, it's hard to imagine a time when it was difficult to reach the park.
Plank road historic site
Before there were dune buggies, cars used a wooden boardwalk to cross sandy stretches near Yuma.
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