Throwback Thursday

TBT Thomas Road paving
What can you gleam from this photo of roadwork from the 1930s?
TBT Glen Canyon Dam bridge
This photo looks pretty ordinary, but this scene actually holds a lot of state transportation history.
TBT Yarnell Hill
Going uphill has always been part of driving north in Arizona. And that means steep hills and occassionally rocks, like in this photo from the 1930s.
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.

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