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ADOT partners with Keep Arizona Beautiful on Arizona Litter Hotline

If watching someone toss a cigarette butt out the car window has ever made you mad, there’s an easy way to take action: Report the offender to the Arizona Litter Hotline.

In partnership with Keep Arizona Beautiful, the Arizona Department of Transportation maintains this hotline to spread the word about the harm roadside litter causes. All that’s required is providing the ...

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Paving work begins on State Route 89 in Congress this week

Works hours are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Arizona Department of Transportation has started a pavement-improvement project on State Route 89 in Congress from the US 93/SR 89 junction to State Route 71 (mileposts 262 to 267).

This $2.6 million project includes replacing the existing asphalt with a new layer of smooth rubberized asphalt, shoulder buildup, new pavement markers, drainage improvements and other miscellaneous work.

While paving occurs, the roadway will be narrowed to one lane and a pilot car ...

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Address correction for Flagstaff public hearing for ADOT’s Tentative Five-Year Program

Please note the corrected address for the April 21 public hearing and board meeting in Flagstaff. The meeting will now be held at the Coconino County Administration Building. Details are below.

The Arizona Department of Transportation continues to gather comments for its proposed Five-Year Construction Program by reaching out to all members of the public and communities statewide for their input on which projects should move forward over the next few years.

The second public hearing for the 2018-2022 Tentative ...

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Flagstaff to host second public hearing for ADOT’s Tentative Five-Year Program

Public input sought as state considers acceleration of major expansion projects statewide  

The Arizona Department of Transportation continues to gather comments for its proposed Five-Year Construction Program by reaching out to all members of the public and communities statewide for their input on which projects should move forward over the next few years.

The second public hearing for the 2018-2022 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, April 21, at the City of Flagstaff ...

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Avoid a line and print that annual off-highway road vehicle decal at an MVD kiosk

First-time service adds customer convenience

Just in time for spring, the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division has added a new feature to its self-serve kiosks. For the first time, customers can use a ServiceArizona kiosk to print the annual off-highway vehicle (OHV) decal, eliminating the need to wait in line.

“Off-highway vehicles are very popular in Arizona, and the law requires that owners renew their decals every year,” said MVD Director Eric Jorgensen. “Rather than make people wait ...

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ADOT set to reopen routes to lakes in White Mountains

After a long winter’s nap, three state highways to lakes in the White Mountains are scheduled to reopen Thursday, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

They are: State Route 261 between Eagar and Big Lake; State Route 273 between Sunrise Park and Big Lake; and State Route 473 between State Route 260 and Hawley Lake.

Another highway that closes for the winter, State Route 67, leading to the north rim of the Grand Canyon, is anticipated to reopen in mid-May.

Before heading ...

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Shoulder widening project on State Route 89A in Prescott Valley starts this week

Drivers will see construction activity this week, no initial impacts expected

The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin work on a nine-mile shoulder widening project this week on State Route 89A between Coyote Springs Road and Legend Hills Drive (mileposts 324 to 332) in Prescott Valley.

Drivers are encouraged to be alert for increased construction activity throughout the work zone and adhere to reduced speeds as work begins.

Work hours initially for this project are Monday through Thursday between 6 ...

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ADOT crews now can clear travel lanes of minor wrecks

Helping with Quick Clearance promotes safety, reduces congestion

With a goal of keeping drivers and first responders safe and traffic flowing, Arizona Department of Transportation personnel are now authorized to clear or order removal of vehicles that are involved in minor crashes.

When incidents occur, ADOT coordinates with Arizona State Troopers to set up traffic control, close highways and, when necessary, arrange hazardous materials cleanup. When ADOT personnel arrive before State Troopers at the scene of a minor crash or ...

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Expect road work for the next four weeks on Interstate 17 between New River and Sunset Point

Alternating lane restrictions expected overnight in both directions

Crews have completed the initial paving on Interstate 17 between New River and Sunset Point as part of a $10.8 million pavement project that began last summer. However, crews will be on site over the next four weeks as they work on sign and guardrail installations, delineators and other miscellaneous work.

Work is scheduled to occur Sunday through Thursday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Drivers should anticipate north and ...

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ADOT focuses on patching potholes in northern Arizona after winter storm

Weather puts scheduled repairs on hold while crews respond to potholes

A late winter storm this week and more precipitation expected next week have Arizona Department of Transportation maintenance crews in patrol-and-patch mode as they address pavement-repair needs on Interstate 40 and Interstate 17 in the high country.

Potholes can pop up quickly when moisture seeps into and below asphalt, which in northern Arizona can be stressed by the combination of freezing overnight temperatures and daytime thawing. The Flagstaff area ...

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