Arizona Department of Transportation News

Crews scheduled to repave sections of U.S. 70 near Peridot

Motorists are advised that temporarily reduced speed limits will take effect starting the week of July 9 along U.S. 70 near the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation community of Peridot.

Arizona DOT expands videoconferencing capabilities to Phoenix

PHOENIX — Two grants from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety totaling $50,000 will allow Phoenix-area law enforcement officers to testify in Arizona Department of Transportation administrative cases via video conferencing.

ADOT to work on U.S. Highway 60 near Show Low

Motorists who will drive along the area are advised to prepare for any delays while crew work is ongoing.

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

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.

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