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The Arizona Republic
Police situation closes I-10 in west PhoenixA police situation has closed Interstate 10 in west Phoenix on Wednesday night,
Police situation closes I-10 in west Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 hours ago
A police situation has closed Interstate 10 in west Phoenix on Wednesday night, the Arizona Department of Transportation said. Westbound traffic was being directed off the freeway at 35th Avenue. Eastbound traffic was being directed off the freeway... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Glendale police: Fatal accident closes stretch of Camelback Road69th Avenue and Camelback Road, forcing authorities to close Camelback Road fro
Glendale police: Fatal accident closes stretch of Camelback Road
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 hours ago
69th Avenue and Camelback Road, forcing authorities to close Camelback Road from 67th through 75th avenues, police and the Arizona Department of Transportation said. Police advise commuters to avoid the area and use alternate routes while... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Bell Road near Grand Avenue in Surprise set to reopen Nov. 22 as businesses cope with closureup year over year. But others say they're struggling to survive. There's a lig
Bell Road near Grand Avenue in Surprise set to reopen Nov. 22 as businesses cope with closure
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 hours ago
up year over year. But others say they're struggling to survive. There's a light at the end of the tunnel — or bridge: The Arizona Department of Transportation expects to reopen Bell Road on Nov. 22, two days before Thanksgiving, according to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Traffic on I-40 near Williams to be stopped for utility work40 east of Williams will be stopped multiple times during five-hour periods thr
Traffic on I-40 near Williams to be stopped for utility work
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
40 east of Williams will be stopped multiple times during five-hour periods three days this week for utility work. The Arizona Department of Transportation says there will be two temporary closures per hour from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Man killed while changing tire on I-17 in PhoenixArizona DPS said. Southbound lanes of the I-17 near 7th Street were closed aft
Man killed while changing tire on I-17 in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
Arizona DPS said. Southbound lanes of the I-17 near 7th Street were closed after the crash but opened before people began their Tuesday morning commute, the Arizona Department of Transportation said. Read or Share this story: http://azc.cc/2d... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Pima County holding second Warrant Resolution CourtResolution Court is an opportunity to quash these warrants, lift suspensions an
Pima County holding second Warrant Resolution Court
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 2 days ago
Resolution Court is an opportunity to quash these warrants, lift suspensions and have driver’s licenses reinstated by the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicles Division. For those who owe court fees and fines, there will be seven... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Protesters Plan Run Against South Mountain Freeway ExtensionOn Tuesday, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) will host a public
Protesters Plan Run Against South Mountain Freeway Extension
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 2 days ago
On Tuesday, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) will host a public meeting at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee to show updated design plans. Leading up to that meeting, a protest, in the form of a prayer run, will be held by members... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
area traffic: Crash slows 1-10 westbound in Chandlerwestbound lanes on Interstate 10 closed briefly at Chandler Boulevard on Monday
area traffic: Crash slows 1-10 westbound in Chandler
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
westbound lanes on Interstate 10 closed briefly at Chandler Boulevard on Monday morning after a collision, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Three vehicles crashed at about 6:48 a.m. Monday and at least three people were... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Rim Country firefighters set backfiresleft the community of Forest Lakes without power for more than a day. Some from
Rim Country firefighters set backfires
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 days ago
left the community of Forest Lakes without power for more than a day. Some from the fire also intermittently forced the Arizona Department of Transportation to reduce traffic on Highway 260 to a single lane, causing backups. Projections of a... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Wrong-way crash closes U.S. 60 westbound in east MesaA wrong-way crash closed westbound lanes of U.S. 60 in east Mesa on Wednesday n
Wrong-way crash closes U.S. 60 westbound in east Mesa
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
A wrong-way crash closed westbound lanes of U.S. 60 in east Mesa on Wednesday night, officials said. In a tweet, the Arizona Department of Transportation said the eastbound lanes were also restricted. Three people were seriously injured in the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Lightning caused Fulton Fire caused alarm in Rim Country this weekendCountry residents as a result of widespread smoke. The small fire sent smoke d
Lightning caused Fulton Fire caused alarm in Rim Country this weekend
Payson Roundup / Posted 8 days ago
Country residents as a result of widespread smoke. The small fire sent smoke drifting across the highway, prompting the Arizona Department of Transportation to repeatedly limit traffic flow on the highway. Crews limited the highway to one lane,... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Wildfire forces extended lane restriction east of PaysonThe Arizona Department of Transportation issued the following advisory on Highw
Wildfire forces extended lane restriction east of Payson
Payson Roundup / Posted 9 days ago
The Arizona Department of Transportation issued the following advisory on Highway 260 30 miles east of Payson concerning lane closures faced by the surging Fulton Fire. "An extended lane closure is in place on eastbound State Route 260 about 30... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Wildfire impacts highway, Mogollon Rim Visitor Centerto officials. SR 260 eastbound is closed between mileposts 277 to 282. The wes
Wildfire impacts highway, Mogollon Rim Visitor Center
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
to officials. SR 260 eastbound is closed between mileposts 277 to 282. The westbound lanes remained open, according to Arizona Department of Transportation. On their website and Twitter, The Arizona Department of Transportation advised drivers... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Fiery dump truck crash closes U.S. 60 east; 2 sent to trauma centersLoop 101 Friday morning after a westbound dump truck crossed the concrete cente
Fiery dump truck crash closes U.S. 60 east; 2 sent to trauma centers
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
Loop 101 Friday morning after a westbound dump truck crossed the concrete center median and slammed into several vehicles. Arizona Department of Transportation officials expected the roadway to remain closed through the morning commute. The crash... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Survivor warns of random shooting on Tucson's east sidestatus forgery caseMan pleads guilty in veteran status forgery case Eric Wolfe
Survivor warns of random shooting on Tucson's east side
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 13 days ago
status forgery caseMan pleads guilty in veteran status forgery case Eric Wolfe (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Arizona Department of Transportation detectives have arrested a man for submitting falsified paperwork when applying for... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Court documents reveal new details in Orlando Bradford casestatus forgery caseMan pleads guilty in veteran status forgery case Eric Wolfe
Court documents reveal new details in Orlando Bradford case
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 13 days ago
status forgery caseMan pleads guilty in veteran status forgery case Eric Wolfe (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Arizona Department of Transportation detectives have arrested a man for submitting falsified paperwork when applying for... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Lane restriction for SR 260 east of Payson to remain due to Fulton Fireconducted fire prevention operations, will remain restricted for the time being
Lane restriction for SR 260 east of Payson to remain due to Fulton Fire
Payson Roundup / Posted 13 days ago
conducted fire prevention operations, will remain restricted for the time being due to the Fulton Fire, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The restriction, involving the eastbound right lane between Christopher Creek and... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Man pleads guilty in veteran status forgery caselicense plates reserved for veterans pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery on
Man pleads guilty in veteran status forgery case
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 13 days ago
license plates reserved for veterans pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery on Thursday. Eric Wolfe, 45, was arrested by Arizona Department of Transportation detectives in June. Wolfe, a resident of Tempe, was accused of using fraudulently... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Northbound Loop 101 closed in West Valleysaid, and they were also on the way to hospitals. The closure was on Loop 101
Northbound Loop 101 closed in West Valley
The Arizona Republic / Posted 13 days ago
said, and they were also on the way to hospitals. The closure was on Loop 101 near Indian School Road, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. It wasn't immediately clear when the freeway would reopen. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Mesa light-rail extension work delayed until OctoberRoute 24's first mile, for instance, the notes allowed Mesa to borrow money on
Mesa light-rail extension work delayed until October
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 days ago
Route 24's first mile, for instance, the notes allowed Mesa to borrow money on the bond market, hand the cash over to the Arizona Department of Transportation to build the freeway, and then repay the bonds with money it eventually received from... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Small Fire burning near Bear FlatArizona. Eastbound State Route 260 was reduced to one lane about 25 miles east
Small Fire burning near Bear Flat
Payson Roundup / Posted 15 days ago
Arizona. Eastbound State Route 260 was reduced to one lane about 25 miles east of Payson on September 13, 2016, by the Arizona Department of Transportation to provide fire crews with a safer working environment. Current information about... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Ina Road interchange construction schedule for the week of Sept. 12week of Sept. 12 (Source: https://azdot.gov) Drivers on the northwest side wi
Ina Road interchange construction schedule for the week of Sept. 12
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
week of Sept. 12 (Source: https://azdot.gov) Drivers on the northwest side will see overnight construction this week as Arizona Department of Transportation prepares for the upcoming Ina Road Interchange project. Drivers on the northwest side... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
I-40 now open west of KingmanInterstate 40 westbound was closed early Monday morning because of a vehicle fi
I-40 now open west of Kingman
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 days ago
Interstate 40 westbound was closed early Monday morning because of a vehicle fire west of Kingman, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The road was shut down about 4:45 a.m., but both lanes were reopened by 7 a.m., ADOT... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
AZ receives $54 million federal grant for interstate projectof a helping hand so we can just make a safer trip," said Laura Hickman, a resi
AZ receives $54 million federal grant for interstate project
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 19 days ago
of a helping hand so we can just make a safer trip," said Laura Hickman, a resident of Sierra Vista. The I-10 widening was originally slated to start in 2020, but officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation say that might be moved up n... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
2 years after historic Mesa flood, residents still recoveringthe area that day is nearly impossible. Emails from Sept. 8 indicate Mesa beli
2 years after historic Mesa flood, residents still recovering
The Arizona Republic / Posted 20 days ago
the area that day is nearly impossible. Emails from Sept. 8 indicate Mesa believed water pumped off the freeway by Arizona Department of Transportation officials was at least partly to blame for the flooding, while ADOT told Mesa the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Grand Avenue Closure At Bell Road Changed To Thursday Nightnear Bell Road will close overnight Thursday as work continues on a new overpas
Grand Avenue Closure At Bell Road Changed To Thursday Night
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 21 days ago
near Bell Road will close overnight Thursday as work continues on a new overpass in the northwest Valley, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Wet weather forced officials to push the closure back 24 hours. It’s now scheduled to... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Grand Avenue Closure At Bell Road Slated For Wednesday Nightin the northwest Valley. The closure starts at 9 p.m. on Wednesday and goes un
Grand Avenue Closure At Bell Road Slated For Wednesday Night
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 22 days ago
in the northwest Valley. The closure starts at 9 p.m. on Wednesday and goes until 5 a.m. Thursday, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Traffic will detour onto Dysart and Litchfield roads so crews can pour concrete for a... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Police chase from Avondale to Tempe ends in gunshots near I-10, Baseline RoadBaseline was restricted to eastbound traffic only. The eastbound exit ramp was
Police chase from Avondale to Tempe ends in gunshots near I-10, Baseline Road
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 days ago
Baseline was restricted to eastbound traffic only. The eastbound exit ramp was closed for police activity, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Return to azcentral.com for additional details. Phoenix police survey the scene on... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Holiday traffic snarls I-17 near Cordes JunctionHoliday traffic Monday evening created a 40-mile slowdown along Interstate 17 n
Holiday traffic snarls I-17 near Cordes Junction
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 days ago
Holiday traffic Monday evening created a 40-mile slowdown along Interstate 17 near Cordes Junction, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. As of 7:15 p.m., the backup stretched from about 10 miles north of Cordes Junction to just... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Northbound I-17, Southbound SR 87 reopen17 and State Route 87 shut down by vehicle fires early Monday afternoon had reo
Northbound I-17, Southbound SR 87 reopen
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 days ago
17 and State Route 87 shut down by vehicle fires early Monday afternoon had reopened by about 1:30 p.m., according to Arizona Department of Transportation officials. The right lane of northbound I-17 north of Black Canyon City reopened around... Read more
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Payson Roundup
ADOT relents on memorialsRecognizing the need of families to grieve for those killed in crashes, the Ari
ADOT relents on memorials
Payson Roundup / Posted 23 days ago
Recognizing the need of families to grieve for those killed in crashes, the Arizona Department of Transportation will now allow memorial markers that abide by certain rules along state-maintained highways. The rules ensure markers don’t distract... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Labor Day traffic: Backups abound on routes out of townup since 11 a.m. Traffic as of about 2:30 p.m. was beginning to speed up starti
Labor Day traffic: Backups abound on routes out of town
The Arizona Republic / Posted 25 days ago
up since 11 a.m. Traffic as of about 2:30 p.m. was beginning to speed up starting north of Sunset Point, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. I-17 southbound south of Flagstaff was slow due to county fair traffic, according to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Brush fire closes I-17 near Black Canyon CityIf you're headed up north from the Valley for the Labor Day weekend, you might
Brush fire closes I-17 near Black Canyon City
The Arizona Republic / Posted 26 days ago
If you're headed up north from the Valley for the Labor Day weekend, you might want to delay your plans. The Arizona Department of Transportation says a brush fire temporarily closed northbound Interstate 17 near Black Canyon City on Friday... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Trucks From Tucson Can Now Haul More Weight Under ADOT Pilot ProgramTrucks carrying goods from Tucson will now be able to haul more freight as part
Trucks From Tucson Can Now Haul More Weight Under ADOT Pilot Program
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 26 days ago
Trucks carrying goods from Tucson will now be able to haul more freight as part of a pilot program with the Arizona Department of Transportation. The program allows carriers to transport 3,000 more pounds out of the port for the next 12... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Fatal crash closes westbound Loop 202 at 32nd Street in Phoenix.Road and return to Loop 202 at 24th Street. Alternative routes included U.S. 6
Fatal crash closes westbound Loop 202 at 32nd Street in Phoenix.
The Arizona Republic / Posted 26 days ago
Road and return to Loop 202 at 24th Street. Alternative routes included U.S. 60 and Interstate 10, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. A passenger in a small SUV was ejected and killed when the SUV overturned after... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Truck carrying lemons crashes, catches fire on I-10Kameron Lee. No one was injured, Lee said. The interstate was closed for abou
Truck carrying lemons crashes, catches fire on I-10
The Arizona Republic / Posted 28 days ago
Kameron Lee. No one was injured, Lee said. The interstate was closed for about 30 minutes Wednesday for cleanup, the Arizona Department of Transportation said. ADOT said drivers should expect continuing delays on that section of I-10 in... Read more
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Market Watch
Is your retirement ready for a natural disaster?Arizona Department of Transportation Retirement planning is most often defined
Is your retirement ready for a natural disaster?
Market Watch / Posted 28 days ago
Arizona Department of Transportation Retirement planning is most often defined as achieving financial security against a backdrop of long lazy days enjoying sun, sea and sand. Unfortunately, finances are only one element of safety and security in... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Some Highway Memorials Are Now Legal In ArizonaThose makeshift memorial markers to lost loved ones along highways are finally
Some Highway Memorials Are Now Legal In Arizona
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 29 days ago
Those makeshift memorial markers to lost loved ones along highways are finally going to be legal in the state. The Arizona Department of Transportation has established a new policy meant to balance public safety with people’s need to grieve. For... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
New ADOT policy allows memorials on Arizona highwaysFamilies can now legally memorialize their fallen family members along state-as
New ADOT policy allows memorials on Arizona highways
The Arizona Republic / Posted 30 days ago
Families can now legally memorialize their fallen family members along state-assisted highways, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced Monday. The new policy is in response to protests from Pinal County residents after roadside memorials... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona regulator wants higher fines for railroad safety violationschallenges as vehicle traffic has greatly increased over the years," she said.I
Arizona regulator wants higher fines for railroad safety violations
The Arizona Republic / Posted 1 months ago
challenges as vehicle traffic has greatly increased over the years," she said.Increasing safety Phoenix and the Arizona Department of Transportation are working to secure federal funds for some crossings. One example is at 35th Avenue... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Hundreds of saguaros replanted along Loop 101 in Scottsdale areacactuses are back in the ground after being replanted as part of a freeway impr
Hundreds of saguaros replanted along Loop 101 in Scottsdale area
The Arizona Republic / Posted 1 months ago
cactuses are back in the ground after being replanted as part of a freeway improvement project in the Scottsdale area. The Arizona Department of Transportation says approximately 400 transplanted saguaros were among more than 1,000 cactuses and... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Receives $9 Million FAA GrantProject don’t happen without strong support from our Congressional Delegation a
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Receives $9 Million FAA Grant
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 1 months ago
Project don’t happen without strong support from our Congressional Delegation and our partners at the FAA and Arizona Department of Transportation,” said Interim Executive Director/CEO J. Brian O’Neill, A.A.E. “Phoenix-Mesa Gateway... Read more

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