Throwback Thursday

April 2006 construction at Burro Creek Bridge
We've been working on widening and improving US 93 for more than a decade, so its a good time to look back and what we have achieved so far.
tbt-office-tech
From typewriters to computers, pen-and-ink maps to satellite imagery, ADOT's office tech has evolved a lot in the past few decades.
Rain storm
On this date in 1917, some heavy weather took a toll on the Ajo Highway and in Flagstaff. It's as good a reason as any to talk about driving safely in bad weather.
I-17 SB Camelback 1966
Can you pick out where this picture in the Valley was taken more than 50 years ago?
Arizona Highways original
The first issue of Arizona Highways, published 98 years ago, was not the same as what you would expect today.
Historic photo of Claypool Tunnel
If you feel like a hike, you can visit the original highway tunnel that connected Superior and Miami.
Ribbon cutting for US 60 to Val Vista
Today we're reliving a 1983 milestone for the Superstition Freeway in Mesa.
Archive photo of Navajo Bridge
It was 90 years ago that Arizona dedicated Navajo Bridge spanning the Colorado River at Marble Canyon.
Archive photo of helicoil traffic interchange
The Deck Park Tunnel has been a planned feature for Interstate 10 through Phoenix since the 1980s. But before that, concepts included something a little more interesting.
Archive photo (1941) car at Fish Creek Canyon on the Apache Trail.
SR 88 is more than just the road to Canyon Lake. More than a century old, this curving highway was instrumental in the construction of Roosevelt Dam.

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