Latest Arizona Department of Transportation News

North Rim highway closed for winter; caution on routes urged

Dec. 02, 2021 00:03 AM EST

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The highway to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is barricaded for winter and authorities urge drivers heading into snow country to be cautious, particularly if GPS or navigation apps recommend taking alternative routes. The...

State signs contract for I-17 improvements north of Phoenix

Oct. 28, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — State officials have signed a contract with a developer team for the construction of additional lanes and other improvements along a 23-mile (37-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 17 often clogged with traffic, particularly on weekends and holidays. The...

200K Arizona drivers getting refunds over public safety fee

Sep. 26, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of drivers will be getting $32 refund checks from the Arizona Department of Transportation. About 200,000 checks are going out in the mail this month, worth about $6.6 million, according to ADOT. The Arizona...

Roadwork closing US 60 between Superior, Miami for 5 days

Sep. 10, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Highway 60 between the mining communities of Superior and Miami will be closed most of next week to align the roadway with a new bridge, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The highway in the mountains southeast of metro...