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Posts Tagged ‘ArizonaDOT’

Arizona Highway Safety Corridors

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Safety Corridors are highway segments that have more crashes, injuries and deaths than would ordinarily be expected.

The Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona Department of Public Safety and Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will implement four Safety Corridors in Arizona, aiming to reduce crashes, severe injuries and traffic fatalities.

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Arizona DOT: Girder Installation Timelapse

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Earlier this week, ADOT installed more girders on our Bell & Grand (US 60) project. Here’s a look at the first 3 girders.

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How Arizona DOT Mitigates its Impact on Wildlife

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Wildlife crossings are not only for the safety of wildlife. ADOT wants to keep the driving public safe as well. A wildlife strike can be fatal and cause significant property damage. In this video, we focus on the Sonoran Desert Tortoise-and ADOT’s first-ever multi-agency Candidate Conservation Agreement.

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Arizona DOT: Replacing the Hell Canyon Bridge

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Hell Canyon Bridge on State Route 89 is located 18 miles north of Chino Valley and serves as a key connection linking Prescott and northern Arizona…ADOT is constructing a new four-span steel-plate girder bridge to the east of the existing bridge and removing the existing three-span steel deck truss bridge, which has been classified as structurally deficient by bridge inspectors.

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Arizona DOT: U.S. Bike Route 90

Monday, November 30th, 2015

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) approved the application submitted by the Arizona Department of Transportation to establish U.S. Bicycle Route 90, a continuous route through Arizona that connects to New Mexico and California.

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Mariposa, AZ: Building a Pedestrian Border Crossing

Monday, October 19th, 2015

In an effort to enhance safety at one of the busiest ports of entry in the nation, ADOT is building a new pedestrian underpass on SR 189 (Mariposa Road) that will allow pedestrians to safely travel to and from the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales.

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Arizona DOT: U.S. 89 Repair Time Lapse

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Watch as crews move nearly a million cubic yards of dirt and rocks from above the damaged roadway to build a buttress below, and then realign and pave a new roadway.

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Oak Creek Canyon, AZ: Predicting, Evaluating & Repairing Sinkholes

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

ADOT crews have completed repairs to State Route 89A and the roadway is once again open to traffic (Feb. 10, 2015). The road had been closed to traffic since Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 because of damage caused from a sinkhole in the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks.

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Arizona DOT: Progress on the US 89 Cameron Roadway

Monday, January 12th, 2015

The Arizona Department of Transportation is improving US 89 between State Route 64 and the Little Colorado River through Cameron on the Navajo Nation, located approximately 50 miles north of Flagstaff. This project is planned to be constructed in two main phases, with completion anticipated in Fall 2016.

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Arizona DOT: Building a Freeway, Moving a Mountain

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

In order to reconstruct the landslide-damaged roadway on US 89 between Bitter Springs and Page, ADOT contractors will move nearly one million cubic yards of rock down slope to build a stabilizing buttress.

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