Widening of State Route 260 west of I-17 has begun

Overnight lane closures this week from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Drivers traveling this week on State Route 260 between Camp Verde and Cottonwood (mileposts 209 to 218) have likely noticed the activity along the shoulder from Wilshire Road to Horseshoe Bend Drive Road. The work has been in preparation for overnight work scheduled this week.

Crews will place temporary concrete barrier and haul excess materials between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. starting Tuesday, March 21, and continuing through ...

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Paving continues overnight on Interstate 17 between New River and Black Canyon City

Crews will work on on-and-off-ramps at Rock Springs this week

Crews are scheduled to finish paving the on- and off-ramps at Rock Springs and Interstate 17 this week. The overnight paving work is part of an ongoing pavement-improvement project on I-17 between New River and Coldwater Canyon roads in Black Canyon City. Work hours are from 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.

The following restrictions are scheduled this week, weather permitting:

Tuesday, March 21:

  • The northbound I-17 off-ramp will be closed at Rock ...
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ADOT’s Final Four advice: Start planning your freeway travel now

Allow extra time and consider alternate routes during busy four days

With the NCAA’s Final Four weekend closer arriving in the Phoenix area, drivers should follow three pointers from the Arizona Department of Transportation to help keep freeway traffic moving before and during events:

  1. Allow extra travel time
  2. Get to your event early
  3. Consider alternate routes

When University of Phoenix Stadium plays host to the two semifinal games on Saturday, April 1, and the national championship game at 6 p.m. Monday, April 3, ...

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ADOT to install state’s first prefabricated bridge along old Route 66 in Mohave County

Project will require 96-hour road closure starting Monday, March 13

The Arizona Department of Transportation is getting ready to install Arizona’s first prefabricated bridge along Oatman Highway, also known as old Route 66, with the help of Mohave County and the Federal Highway Administration.

The 110-foot bridge, manufactured in Phoenix and then transported in sections to the site in northwestern Arizona, will carry traffic over Sacramento Wash, a mile north of ...

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Public comment to begin for ADOT’s Tentative Five-Year Construction Program

Major expansion projects are being accelerated in Greater Arizona

Beginning this week, Arizonans will be able to provide input on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s annual update of projects proposed to move forward in the next five years and how much local, state and federal funding should go toward them.

In its Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program for 2018-2022, ADOT proposes accelerating some key expansion projects for Greater Arizona due to federal funding increases, grants and state budget appropriations. They ...

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Accept no substitutes: MVD warns against misleading or scam ‘DMV’ websites

ServiceArizona.com is the only authorized MVD customer service site

Did you know there is no “DMV” in Arizona?

It’s true, in Arizona it’s known as the Motor Vehicle Division – or MVD for short – and it’s part of the larger Arizona Department of Transportation.

That’s important to customers for a big reason: Doing a web search using “DMV” will often direct you to websites that aren’t affiliated with Arizona’s MVD. That’s why Arizona drivers who need to renew their registration, ...

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State Route 89A north of Vista Point Overlook to be narrowed to one lane as highway improvement project resumes

Take your Time! Motorists using State Route 89A between Sedona and Flagstaff should allow extra travel time as work resumes on improvements between Vista Point Overlook and JW Powell Blvd intersection on Monday, March 6. State Route 89A will be reduced to one lane through the project work zone (milepost 390 – 398) weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The lane restriction begins Monday and continues weekly (except holidays) until fall. Flaggers and a pilot car escort will provide alternating ...

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Thousands of Arizonans help shape ADOT’s Long-Range Transportation Plan

Interactive online survey results available; public ranks what’s most important

Playing the part of a transportation planner isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to balancing priorities for Arizona’s highway system with the realities of limited funding.

When the Arizona Department of Transportation turned to the public and stakeholders last fall to tell us what’s most important to them over the next 25 years, nearly 6,000 people statewide responded through a quick and interactive online survey.

The survey allowed participants to ...

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Reversible lanes among possible improvements for I-17 north of Phoenix

ADOT is committed to keeping traffic – and commerce – moving smoothly

To reduce traffic backups from crashes, congestion and other incidents along Interstate 17 north of Phoenix, the Arizona Department of Transportation is evaluating options that include the possibility of reversible lanes on the grade between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point.

The reversible-lane concept is among alternatives being considered to move more traffic while enhancing safety along that winding eight-mile stretch of I-17.

Regardless of whether reversible lanes become ...

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Vehicle license tax report for 2016 now available on ServiceArizona.com

Vehicle Fee Recap a quick way for vehicle owners to see taxes paid last year

With another tax season at hand, the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division is once again offering a free online way to learn how much vehicle license tax you paid in 2016.

Vehicle Fee Recap, available through ServiceArizona.com, also allows vehicle owners to obtain the amount of any specialty license plate donations.

From the ServiceArizona home page, a customer can select the Vehicle Fee ...

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