Month: September 2018

A drone’s-eye view of our I-10 widening project in Eloy

By Tom Herrmann / ADOT CommunicationsDriving along Interstate 10, about halfway between Tucson and Phoenix, you can see that’s something happening off to the east side of the freeway at State Route 87. Here’s a better perspective. John Dougherty, ADOT’s newly FAA-certified drone pilot, shot this amazing video to capture the whole project from above. In …

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139th Basic Recruit Class Graduates From FHP Training Academy

139TH BASIC RECRUIT CLASS GRADUATES FROM FHP TRAINING ACADEMY

September 28, 2018 ~ Florida Highway Patrol welcomes 68 new Troopers to the road ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the 139th basic recruit class of the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) graduated from the FHP Training Academy. These 68 troopers join the more than 1,900 troopers who patrol Florida’s roads each day to provide safety …

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Iowa Department of Transportation

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 28, 2018 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is now accepting grant applications for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grant program for diesel fleets in the state of Iowa.  As part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the grant program assists with the replacement of aging …

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SNOWPLOW

Throwback Thursday: Making winter travel safer

By Laurie Merrill / ADOT Communications The official end of monsoon season is just days away and ADOT is already planning for winter weather. Like the mighty monsoons, Arizona’s winter storms can pack a powerful punch, covering highways with ice and snow. This decades-old photo depicts ADOT crew members readying a plow for its winter purpose. …

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