Once wildfires come to an end, drivers should be on the lookout for flash flooding and other road hazards in areas with burn scars. If issues do occur, ADOT crews are ready to respond.
ADOT Director Halikowski explains the role ADOT crews have in wildfire road closures and the challenges they face.
Some motorists upset with road closures due to multiple fires burning in Arizona are taking their frustrations out on ADOT personnel staffing the roadblocks. ADOT does not decide which roads to close...
Wildfires along state highways are a danger to both the traveling public and firefighters, so we all need to do our part to prevent them.
Following wildfires this summer, there is a high chance of flooding. Here is what ADOT is doing to deal with the issue.
As summer temperatures shoot upward, so do the number of brush fires alongside state highways. Here's what you can do to help stop wildfires.
PHOENIX – Over the weekend, State Route 87 was closed for a couple of hours south of Payson when a brush fire caused by a person broke out along the roadway. While the exact cause isn’t known yet, the...
Wildfires are an ever-present danger in Arizona. When State Route 80, just outside Bisbee, was determined to be at high risk, ADOT partnered with other state and local agencies to get ahead of wildfire season to mitigate risk factors...
Those signs saying don't park in tall brush or don't drag chains? There's a serious reason for them.
Five years ago, ADOT helped launch the Health Forest Initiative to help prevent large wildfires and protect infrastructure. Now we're expanding that effort.