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Got dirt? Earthwork plays key role in building South Mountain Freeway

Sedona AZ (May 29, 2017) – Building a freeway requires moving a lot of dirt, particularly for the roadway surface, and to build bridge and wall foundations, embankments and connecting ramps. For the twenty two mile Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, the largest ever highway project in Arizona, crews will haul and compact about 10 million cubic yards of earth, the equivalent of more than 800,000... 

ADOT 2017 Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Schedule

Sedona AZ (May 26, 2017) – During the Memorial Day weekend, state and local agencies are focusing on keeping motorists safe and placing equipment and resources along heavily traveled highways to help move traffic should incidents occur. The Arizona Department of Transportation and its contractors won’t schedule construction closures along state highways from Friday through late Monday evening.... 

Tucson Sonoran Corridor Route Study Seeks Public Input

Sedona AZ (May 24, 2017) – The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have begun a three-year environmental study of potential routes for the proposed Sonoran Corridor, which would connect Interstate 19 to Interstate 10 south of Tucson International Airport. It begins with a comment period lasting through July 15, 2017, that encourages all members of the public... 

AZ I-17 overnight closures scheduled in Phoenix area

Sedona AZ (May 19, 2017) – Mark your travel calendars as ongoing work to install new traffic flow sensors will require overnight closures of southbound AZ Interstate 17 sections in the Phoenix area, Monday through Thursday nights, May 22 through 25, 2017.  The Arizona Department of Transportation says drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following section... 

Arizona Department of Ed Kicks Off Summer Food Program

Sedona AZ (May 17, 2017) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas announced the launch of the Arizona Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a summer meal reimbursement program for children ranging from newborns to 18 years old. The SFSP provides children in low income areas the opportunity to receive a nutritious meal while school is not in session during... 

AZ Secretary of State to speak at Chamber Breakfast

Sedona AZ (March 21, 2017) – The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce will host Michele Reagan, Arizona Secretary of State, as its featured speaker for Business & Breakfast on May 23, 2017, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Estrella Mountain Community College. Secretary Reagan will update the audience on her legislative work to improve Arizona’s system of elections and modernize the entire Department... 

Voting is open in ADOT’s Safety Message Contest

Sedona AZ (March 1, 2017) – From speeding and impairment, texting and seat belt use, to general driving safety tips, Arizonans conveyed their thoughts on transportation safety creatively in the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Safety Message Contest. After receiving nearly 7,000 submissions, 20 finalists have been selected to advance to the next round of the contest. Now it’s up to... 

ADOT postpones Phoenix I-10 weekend closure

Sedona AZ (February 16, 2017) – A planned weekend long closure of eastbound Interstate 10 in the Phoenix West Valley has been postponed due to the forecast calling for rain, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The work will be rescheduled for a future weekend. Along with a westbound closure that occurred last weekend, the eastbound I-10 closure that had been planned between... 

Plan for delays: Eastbound I-10 closed this weekend

Sedona AZ (February 15, 2017) – Drivers planning to use Interstate 10 in the West Valley this weekend should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes with the eastbound lanes closed between 75th and 51st avenues in order to prepare for construction of a Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Last weekend, westbound I-10 was closed for similar work. Expect heavy traffic and... 

US 60, Loop 101 nighttime closures scheduled in Tempe

Sedona AZ (February 3, 2017) – Overnight improvement work will close sections of US 60 (Superstition Freeway) and Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in the Tempe area, February 5 through February 8, 2017, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following freeway closures are in place: ·         Westbound... 
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