Throwback Thursday

TBT SR 87 Construction 1998
More than 20 years ago, ADOT did a careful balancing act of widening State Route 87.
SR 89A Jerome pre-1950
We ruminate on humanity's linear existence as we contemplate this old shot of one-way roads in Jerome.
TBT Butterfield Route Tucson
The highway may never have been built, the spirit behind this public meeting in 1960s Tucson lives on.
Tila and Do Not Enter signal shop March 72
Today we are throwing back to an employee modeling a brand-new highway sign from our impressive sign shop.
SR 188 Construction Punkin Center 1978
We have a photo of construction along State Route 188 that allows us to take a look at the history of this rural route.
Tunnel light cleaning October 1971
Somebody has to keep the lights on, which is why today's Throwback Thursday highlights a crew doing lighting maintenance in the early 1970s.
Canoa Rest Area Display June 1978
Local information always gives each of our 27 rest areas their own individual flare. Today we take a look at how we provided that back in the day.
SR 87 highway marking north of Payson
An undated photo warning drivers about a tight turn ahead gives us the chance to talk a bit about the history of State Route 87 north of Payson.
TBT Gearheads 2
Technology is everywhere when it comes to transportation these days, but, as this photo reminds us, at the end of the day we'll always need gearheads, tinkerers and handymen.
Welcome to Arizona sign SR 95 Parker 1971
Arizona has brand new welcome signs to greet travelers at the state line, so we decided to look back at how the state used to greet travelers.


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