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ADOT Kids: ‘Keep It Grand’ anti-litter art challenge!

EDITOR’S NOTE: During this unprecedented time, ADOT is creating transportation activities for kids. We’ll have more in the coming weeks. Please use the hashtag #ADOTKids on ADOT’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts to see what we have going on.  By Mary Currie / ADOT Communications Everyone wants a litter-free Arizona. That’s why we’re challenging kids of all ages …

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ADOT Kids: ‘Keep It Grand’ sidewalk chalk art challenge!

EDITOR’S NOTE: During this unprecedented time, ADOT is creating transportation activities for kids. We’ll have more in the coming weeks. Please use the hashtag #ADOTKids on ADOT’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts to see what we have going on.  By Mary Currie / ADOT Communications Everyone wants a litter-free Arizona. That’s why we’re challenging kids of all ages …

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If tests fail, projects stop

For materials lab supervisor, road safety is personal

What happens on top of Arizona’s highways is for everyone to see and use. What happens within the pavement is Kelly Baum’s business. Baum is among the ADOT employees charged with the crucial job of testing, component by component, what makes up every mile of Arizona highways. Before a car can drive on a highway …

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ADOT Kids: Zoom backgrounds for future engineers!

EDITOR’S NOTE: During this unprecedented time, ADOT is creating transportation activities for kids. We’ll have more in the coming weeks. Please use the hashtag #ADOTKids on ADOT’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts to see what we have going on.  By Caroline Carpenter / ADOT Communications Kids have long been fascinated by ADOT’s big bridges and heavy …

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What’s in a name? The reason behind I-17’s interstate designation

It’s a question that occasionally pops up on our social media feeds: Why is it called Interstate 17? And it’s not the “17” part they are asking about. Rather, it’s the fact that all 147 miles of highway runs between Phoenix and Flagstaff … and that’s it. How can it be called an “interstate” when it never …

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ADOT Kids: Test your snowplow knowledge!

By Caroline Carpenter / ADOT Communications Did you know a snowplow weighs as much as five elephants? If you didn’t, that means you may have missed our first ADOT Kids blog about snowplows. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be helping kids learn more about transportation, construction and engineering. We’ll be providing fun, educational activities …

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