Month: January 2019

ITD seeks comment next Thursday for the redesign of the I-90/ID-41 interchange

Alternatives merged in new design developed for Post Falls interchange

Following a public meeting in November 2018, the Idaho Transportation Department developed a different alternative for the Interstate 90 and Idaho Highway 41 interchange in Post Falls. The new design merges the advantages of the two alternatives that were developed by a special planning team and presented to the public last fall. …

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Rain-storm

With rain, snow coming this weekend, slow down for safety

By Garin Groff /ADOT Communications After an extended stretch of dry weather, Arizona drivers should prepare for driving in the rain – or in snow at higher elevations – late this week and into the weekend. For much of the state, rain will be the main concern. Our tips for driving in on wet roads …

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Iowa Department of Transportation

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 31, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed bridge improvements to U.S. 20 over the Mississippi River, in Dubuque County.  The proposed improvements include upgrading and repairs to the roadway lighting on the bridge. Eastbound traffic on U.S. 20 would be detoured during work …

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Art of Transportation: A perspective on bridge building

<a href="http://www.azdot.gov/images/default-source/azdot-blog/aot-salt-river-bridge-pour.jpg?sfvrsn=0"><img title="AOT-Salt-River-bridge-pour" style="vertical-align: middle;" alt="AOT-Salt-River-bridge-pour" src="http://www.azdot.gov/images/default-source/azdot-blog/aot-salt-river-bridge-pour.jpg?sfvrsn=0&amp;MaxWidth=550&amp;MaxHeight=&amp;ScaleUp=false&amp;Quality=High&amp;Method=ResizeFitToAreaArguments&amp;Signature=CC0614E3DFE239A1C3C9F05137C6C651" data-openoriginalimageonclick="true" data-displaymode="Custom" data-customsizemethodproperties='{"MaxWidth":"550","MaxHeight":"","ScaleUp":false,"Quality":"High"}’ data-method="ResizeFitToAreaArguments"></a><br><br><strong>By John Dougherty /<em>ADOT Communications</em></strong><br><br> Art helps to enlarge people’s perspective, which this shot of a recent bridge deck pour for the <a href="https://www.azdot.gov/projects/central-district-projects/loop-202-(south-mountain-freeway)">South Mountain Freeway</a> is definitely doing. This early morning shot gives some scale of the recent work that went into completing the …

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What a difference a weekend makes for the South Mountain Freeway

By Dustin Krugel / ADOT Communications As the before (left) and after photos above show, ADOT’s Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project is advancing quickly. Monday morning commuters using I-10 through the South Mountain Freeway work zone in west Phoenix saw that progress first-hand Monday. After a weekend of work, there are now mammoth support beams, …

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