Weekend closures of Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Mesa

Sections of Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Mesa are scheduled to be closed this weekend for maintenance that includes applying a sealant on the pavement. The Arizona Department of Transportation has set the following closures to allow crews to spray an asphalt-based treatment, known as a fog seal, along the freeway’s surface to extend the […]

Weekend closures of Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Mesa, Tempe

Sections of Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Mesa and Tempe are scheduled to be closed the next two weekends for maintenance that includes applying a sealant on the pavement. The Arizona Department of Transportation has set the following closures to allow crews to spray an asphalt-based treatment, known as a fog seal, along the freeway’s […]

State Route 88 lane closures in Apache Junction overnight Sept. 3 for pavement work

Drivers who travel State Route 88 in Apache Junction should plan for overnight lane closures in both directions between U.S. Highway 60 Superstition Freeway and the junction with Old SR 88 from 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4. Arizona Department of Transportation crews are scheduled to complete fog seal work, which protects and extends the […]

Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway closures, delays in Mesa begin Sept. 7

Drivers who travel Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Tempe and Mesa should plan for several closures between the Loop 101 Pima Freeway and U.S. Highway 60 Superstition Freeway in the coming weeks. Arizona Department of Transportation crews are scheduled to complete fog seal work, which protects and extends the life of the pavement. Signage will direct drivers to alternate routes and sections of the […]

Preliminary work for U.S. 60 Pinto Creek bridge to begin Sept. 3

The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin preliminary work on the U.S. 60 Pinto Creek bridge replacement project, between Miami and Superior, on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Lane restrictions will be in place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. while crews remove guardrails, re-stripe the road near the bridge and place temporary concrete barriers, […]

Report litter on state highways with a simple call: Dial 511

Reporting drivers who toss trash out of their vehicles isn’t literally as easy as 1-2-3, but ADOT has made it nearly as simple by allowing drivers to quickly make a report by dialing another simple number: 511. That’s the number to ADOT’s recently enhanced Arizona Traveler Information line, which now features an option to report […]

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 […]