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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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. … Read more

Chip seal and tack coat


By David Rookhuyzen / ADOT Communications You may have noticed we’ve been busy this summer improving State Route 88 east of Apache Junction. There’s been rock blasting, curve adjusting, bridge replacing and, recently, a chip seal to keep the road surface in good condition. For those who don’t know, a chip seal is a type … Read more