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Road Runner: State embarks on Oracle Road widening north of Tucson

ADOT crews have embarked on a likely two-year project north of Tucson that is expected to increase traffic capacity, give bicyclists more space and reduce collisions between animals and motorists.

June 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tell ADOT what you think about Tucson-Phoenix high-speed rail

Tell ADOT what you think about Tucson-Phoenix high-speed rail

Tucson jeweler Erik Stewart makes regular two-hour drives up Interstate 10 to do business in Phoenix. If a high-speed rail line connected the cities, he said he’d use it.

March 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

I-10 ramp at Palo Verde closed Monday for guardrail repairs

The Arizona Department of Transportation will close the westbound entrance ramp at southbound Palo Verde Road on Monday to repair a guardrail.

March 08, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Officials: S. AZ bypassed in Interstate 11 planning

At a time when Arizona leaders are expressing renewed interest in increasing trade with Mexico, representatives from Pima County say they are aghast that planning for a new interstate has not included Southern Arizona.

February 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State to grant licenses to some here illegally

PHOENIX — State officials are going to grant driver’s licenses to some people not in the country legally even as Arizona continues to deny the same privilege to “dreamers.’’

December 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

ADOT to close Valencia off-ramp on Sunday

Drivers who use Interstate 10 near the Valencia Road exit are being advised to take a different route Sunday morning.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

ADOT construction to slow traffic along a portion of I-10 near Benson this week

Crews working with the Arizona Department of Transportation will narrow traffic down to one lane today, just west of the Marsh Station traffic interchange (exit 291) until 5 p.m. to allow construction vehicles access to the project site.

December 09, 2013 11:35 amLoading…

ADOT delays construction along I-10 near the Prince Road exit tonight

The Arizona Department of Transportation has canceled planned construction along Interstate 10 tonight, due to a delay in specific equipment being delivered.

November 04, 2013 4:18 pmLoading…

Roadside rest area sponsorship deal approved

PHOENIX — Your next pit stop while driving along the lonely stretches of Arizona highways could be sponsored by Google.

October 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road Runner: Further widening of I-10 to Phoenix off the books for now

Anyone who regularly commutes between Tucson and Phoenix has stories of close calls, near misses and idiotic drivers.

September 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Myriad new state laws take effect today

Myriad new state laws take effect today

PHOENIX — Starting today, ferrets will be forbidden in restaurants as service animals.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos



Work on Interstate 19 in Tucson this weekend to cause delays

Road crews with the Arizona Department of Transportation paving southbound Interstate 19 between Irvington Road and Drexel Road will lead to some intermittent lane closures on Sunday.

September 05, 2013 5:25 pmLoading…

Bridge inspections next week to cause delays

The Arizona Department of Transportation will be closing lanes on Interstate 19 at several intersections so crews can perform inspections on the bridges, according to an ADOT press release.

August 28, 2013 3:40 pmLoading…

City road fixup moving along

Nothing green can stay.

August 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Builders propose Phoenix freeway

PHOENIX - A consortium of construction companies wants to build a Phoenix-area freeway, and the state said the unsolicited plan has passed an initial review and could pave the way for a faster and less expensive model for road-building.

July 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
3 routes suggested for Tucson-Phoenix train

3 routes suggested for Tucson-Phoenix train

Three possible routes for a proposed rail line between Tucson and Phoenix have been identified by the Arizona Department of Transportation.

July 09, 2013 3:25 pmLoading…
Guest Column: ADOT can't legally divert fuel-tax revenues from highways to transit

Guest Column: ADOT can't legally divert fuel-tax revenues from highways to transit

In its most basic form, transportation is personal to all of us. It connects communities, economies and people. It's how we get to work, school, appointments and activities. It's how we visit loved ones and travel our great state - whether it's by car, truck, bus, bike or walking.

May 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Work on I-19 interchange at Ajo moved up to 2015

Drivers will have to wait in congested traffic at the Interstate 19 interchange at Ajo Way for only two more years instead of five.

May 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson business leaders ask state to speed work on two freeway interchanges

Tucson can't wait for improvements to "absolutely critical" freeway interchanges, business leaders told transportation officials Friday.

April 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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