Throwback Thursday

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.
Ribbon cutting at I-17 opening ceremony
Interstate 17, the Black Canyon Highway, was dedicated 55 years ago. Here's the story behind this important north-south link.
Archive photo of work on Sunset Point ramada
Sunset Point remains one of our most popular rest areas. And when we unveiled it nearly 50 years ago, it made a big impression countrywide.
Archive aerial photo of I-19 and Helmet Peak
For today's Throwback Thursday, we have a little "remember when?" for people who live south of Tucson.
Archive photo of Elliot Road overpass over I-10.
Interstate 10 Broadway Curve: Interstate 17 (Split) to Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) Do you recognize this stretch of highway from 1972? The answer might surprise you.
Drainage pipes installed during widening of SR 96
We are throwing back to a reconstruction project in the 1970s of one of the state's lesser-used highways.
Florence Daniels as she operates one of the new automatic-dial switchboards.
Recently ADOT switched to using Google for our email services. While a big switch, it has nothing on two phone projects the agency took on in the late 70s and early 80s.
Archive photo of woman driving with child in car seat in front of the car.
For this Throwback Thursday, we look back to a 1973, when safety standards were a little different than they are today.


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