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Do us a favor and pick a bridge — any bridge — across the Salt River. Which one came to mind? Maybe along Interstate 10 near Sky Harbor International Airport? more
It’s got to be one of the worst phone calls to receive as a state Department of Transportation director. To find out you have an injured employee or, even worse, a fatality in a work zone — something that is totally preventable if people are driving safely through a work zone. more
Snow melting. Flowers growing. The swallows returning to Capistrano. All signs of spring finally returning after months of winter. In the world of transportation, there is another unmistakable sign that warmer weather is here to stay: The annual reopening of state highways in northern Arizona. more
The annual transition is underway. As April arrives, many Arizonans start to deal with the reality that winter weather is long gone and pleasant spring temperatures will make way for the “hot stuff.” more
There are a couple construction projects residents in north Peoria should know about. more
Does merging on the highway pose a dilemma for you? more
Remember when your teachers would tell you to “put your thinking caps on” before an activity? more
Fire season may be getting an early start this year. more
This is a story about miles and miles of deteriorating Valley freeways, quality of life in north Glendale, a “crisis,” and hundreds of millions of dollars. more
Spring break is coming up for students across Arizona, and while it’s certainly going to be different than in recent years, many Arizona residents may still be planning to travel on our state’s highways. more
Queen Creek’s town staff was successful in obtaining a $1.8 million dollar grant from Maricopa Association of Governments to upgrade the Town’s older traffic signal detection … more
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead and allow extra travel time when eastbound Interstate 10 is restricted at the Gila River Bridge, south of Chandler, from 9 a.m. … more
Arizona’s mountainous terrain is as beautiful to look at as it is to drive through, but keeping dirt from those slopes off roadways can pose a technical challenge. more
Being the transportation geeks that we are, we get excited about a lot of things: Box culverts, Bid-Wells, bridge girders, etc. And that’s just the Bs! But if we moved down into the Cs, we find something else that makes us excited that we think you will like too: cameras. more
Initial construction is underway on two East Valley freeway projects designed to open more travel options for drivers in the east Mesa, Queen Creek, Apache Junction and south Gilbert areas. Crews … more
I’m familiar with the 75th Avenue interchange along Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) in the northwest Valley. Not because I live in the area. I have a friend who did and he always roped me into hauling off junk because I owned a pickup truck. more
When the Arizona Department of Transportation this summer announces its preferred alignment for a North-South Corridor from Apache Junction to Interstate 10 near Eloy, Pinal County supervisors hope … more
One of the great things about Arizona is snow is just an hour or two away by vehicle. But it’s important to resist the urge to just jump in the car and go instead of leaving prepared. more
For many of us, thinking about renewing our driver license rarely crosses our mind. Sure, we update it with a new address when we move, and some change their name after getting married, but the first time most of us will actually renew our driver license is when we turn 65 years old. more
Setting aside $185,000 to plan for a pedestrian hybrid beacon at Kings Ranch Road at Sunrise Sky Drive in Gold Canyon will be considered Friday by the Arizona Department of Transportation … more
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