Plan for U.S. 60 overnight lane restrictions near Apache Junction through June 15

Travelers who use U.S. Highway 60 Superstition Freeway between Crismon Road and milepost 208 near El Camino Viejo southeast of Gold Canyon should expect lane restrictions through Saturday, June 15, while pavement-preservation work is underway. The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for the following closures while crews apply a fog-seal that will […]

Plan for U.S. 60 overnight full closures in Apache Junction this weekend

Travelers who use U.S. Highway 60 (Superstition Freeway) between Val Vista Drive and Tomahawk Road should expect closures and delays this weekend while pavement-preservation work is underway. The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for the following closures while crews apply a fog-seal that will help extend the life of the U.S. 60 […]

ADOT: Dawn of a new approach to dust-storm safety

For the past 16 months along I-10 near Eloy, construction teams from the Arizona Department of Transportation and our contractor, Coffman Specialties, have been doing what we’re trained to do: clear land, build new lanes and bridges, and recycle a 4-mile section of freeway to build the foundation for new freeway lanes. Now, we’re about […]

Arizona transportation projects, including SR88, receive Partnering Excellence Awards

To address pavement damage from many harsh winters, the Arizona Department of Transportation engaged a contractor to rebuild 10 miles of Interstate 40 west of Williams near Devil Dog Road. In addition to the complexity of removing and replacing 5 miles of freeway in each direction, challenges included minimizing impacts on travelers and communities while […]

Weekend closures along Loop 202 Santan Freeway set for May

Sections of the Loop 202 Santan Freeway in the southeast Valley are scheduled to be closed on two weekends in May for pavement improvements. The Arizona Department of Transportation has set the following closures to allow crews to apply an asphalt-based treatment to extend the life of the existing pavement and also repair areas of […]

$4.5 million funding from ADOT to help with 2 Apache Junction road projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation is providing more than $4.5 million for sidewalks on Winchester Road and roadwork on Southern Avenue. The Apache Junction City Council on April 16 voted unanimously in a consent agenda to approve agreements with ADOT for the funding. The construction of the Winchester Road sidewalk improvement project is to include […]

ADOT emphasizes caution along ‘historic, winding’ State Route 88

With a project to resurface the roadway and construct improvements along a 17-mile stretch of State Route 88 complete, “the keys to safety on this historic, winding roadway remain obeying the speed limit, staying alert and not driving impaired,” Arizona Department of Transportation officials advised in a release. ADOT has finished $6.5 million worth of improvements […]

Weekend road work closes freeway ramp in east Mesa

Drivers who use the eastbound US 60 ramp to northbound Loop 202 in east Mesa this weekend should plan on an alternate route, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. ADOT is scheduled to close the ramp this weekend while crews do resurfacing work. The eastbound US 60 ramp to northbound Loop 202, west of Ellsworth […]

Litter prevention campaign targets men ages 19-24

A new effort by Don’t Trash Arizona addresses the economic, safety and health effects of freeway litter along regional and state highways. “Arizona is our home. Love it. Don’t trash it!” is the catchphrase that will be heard and seen throughout the state. Don’t Trash Arizona is a litter prevention campaign implemented by the Maricopa Association of […]

State Route 88 road restrictions north of Apache Junction Oct. 1-4

The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration are improving and enhancing roadway safety on 17 miles of State Route 88 through Tonto National Forest lands, beginning approximately 3 miles north of Apache Junction and ending 7 miles east of Tortilla Flat (milepost 203 to 220). Construction 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1-4 includes […]