Arizona Department of Transportation News

Eastbound I-10 exit ramp at 59th Avenue closed

The eastbound I-10 off-ramp at 59th Avenue is now permanently shut down as part of the interchange project to connect the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway with Interstate 10 in the West Valley.

Roundabout construction resumes at I-8 and Araby Road in Yuma

Work in this area, which had been suspended for five months to accommodate the impact on Yuma's winter visitors and the peak produce season, started again March 26.

ADOT reinstates program to support local transportation projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation has brought back the Highway User Revenue Fund Exchange Program.

Interchange at I-40 and I-17 to receive upgrades

This spring, the final layer of asphalt will be placed on Interstate 40 between Parks and Riordan, completing the pavement improvement project.

3 new specialty plates available at ServiceArizona.com

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division has released specialty license plates commemorating Luke Air Force Base, the Arizona Science Center and the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction.

ADOT receives environmental review authority for highway projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration recently signed a memorandum of understanding that gives the ADOT environmental review authority and responsibility for certain projects.

Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project moves forward

The Arizona Department of Transportation's Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project is moving along as the first interchange in Laveen is now taking shape.

ADOT reminds motorists to use Safe Phone Zones

As travelers hit the roads this holiday season, the Arizona Department of Transportation reminds motorists of the state's Safe Phone Zones, which through a partnership with Geico, offer drivers a place to safely talk and text on their smartphones.

Arizona DOT adopts new intersection designs in Tucson area

A new single set of traffic signals on Interstate 19 and State Route 86 (Ajo Way) designed to move traffic more quickly through the intersection, will be up and running this month.

Freeway project moves forward after appeals court ruling

A recent ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has allowed the Arizona Department of Transportation's South Mountain Freeway project to move forward with an expected completion date of late 2019.

Concrete poured for bridge decks on South Mountain Freeway

Maricopa County's future 22-mile freeway, the South Mountain Freeway, is one step closer to becoming a reality for motorists, as the Arizona Department of Transportation recently poured the concrete bridge decks for the project.

Sierra Vista participates in holiday DUI enforcement

Representatives from the Sierra Vista Police Department recently participated in the Arizona Governors Office of Highway Safety holiday DUI enforcement kickoff event in Tucson, an event designed to highlight the DUI holiday task force deployments in Arizona.

ADOT receives $389,520 grant for Crash Records Unit

The Arizona Department of Transportation has received a $389,520 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to support the department’s Crash Records Unit and its Traffic and Criminal Software data management.

ADOT installs 'wrong way' signs along Interstate 17 stretch

Drivers traveling along Interstate 17 between the Interstate 10 “stack” interchange and Loop 101 will see new “wrong way” signs that were recently installed by the Arizona Department of Transportation as part of the state’s pilot alert system.

ADOT launches app to alert motorists of highway issues

The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched a free app to help drivers navigate travel delays and highway hazards throughout the state.

$64 million construction project builds four new ramps for I-10

Thanks to the Arizona Department of Transportation's (ADOT) $64 million project, four new ramps have been constructed to connect Interstate 10 and Loop 303 in the West Valley, ADOT reported.

ADOT’s blue logo signs help fund highway improvements

Statewide entrepreneurs and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) have hit on a winning combination, helping businesses promote themselves through visible placement on highway signs.

Pascua Yaqui tribe members get certified for road construction projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation's (ADOT) free Construction Academy has certified 27 members of the Pascua Yaqui tribe for work on tribal construction projects, according to an ADOT press release.

Arizona Department of Transportation relaxes rules for trucks to help Harvey victims

The devastating flood damage in Texas has prompted the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to waive fees and expedite permits so commercial vehicles can transport urgent equipment to areas in need quickly.

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