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Crews Pour Concrete Deck On Houghton Road/I-10 Structure

Drivers southeast of downtown Tucson will see a major step forward in an interchange reconstruction project as crews pour the concrete bridge deck on the new Houghton Road structure at Interstate 10. The concrete work on the bridge comes as the Arizona Department of Transportation reaches the halfway point of a $24.4 million project to rebuild the interchange....


Curry Supply Hosts Streaming Event From Arizona Facility

Adaptation in the COVID era is inarguably an important element of business success. Curry Supply Company has adapted in more ways than one, including communicating with its customers. The company recently held a live stream event from its new facility in Gilbert, Ariz., to present its line of work trucks to customers and potential customers across the United States....


Construction Commences for Permanent Fix On U.S. 89

In less than 48 hours after heavy rains and flood waters took down a 30-foot section of US 89 north of Flagstaff near Cameron in 2018, ADOT had the highway reopened to traffic. In order to reopen the highway in less than two days after the flood damage, more than 40 ADOT personnel responding from as far away as Page, Payson and Williams had to thoroughly assess the site, excavate the damaged areas, haul in and compact 500 cubic yards of material to restore the roadway's base, and put down 120 tons of asphalt pavement....


Crews Begin Second Phase of Gateway Freeway Project

A project to add 5 mi. of travel lanes to the Phoenix area's newest freeway is advancing in the southeast Valley with some of State Route 24's concrete pavement already in place. The Arizona Department of Transportation's $77 million Gateway Freeway project, which started just four months ago, will add an interim four-lane divided roadway between Ellsworth Road and Ironwood Drive when it is completed by fall 2022....


ADOT Releases Its Five-Year Construction Program: 2022-26

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) recently released its proposed five-year construction program that is now available for public comment. The 2022-2026 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program allocates funding for several projects to widen highways and improve safety, including: Adding lanes along I-17 between Anthem Way and Sunset Point, with construction on the $328 million project beginning in 2022; Replacing the Gila River bridges on I-10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande....


Crews Begin Second Half of Interstate 17 Bridge Project

For the Arizona Department of Transportation, crews didn't get much of a break before the start of the second half of a reconstruction project to rehabilitate the Interstate 17 bridge over Central Avenue in Phoenix, Ariz....


ADOT, Crews Work to Replace I-40 Bridges Over Business 40

The Arizona Department of Transportation is starting a project to replace the Interstate 40 bridges over Business 40, which connects the interstate to Historic Route 66 in west Flagstaff. The project, which is approximately 3 mi....


Crews Use 1,000 Lbs. of Explosives for Demo of Navajo Generating Station Boilers

A contractor used more than 1,000 lbs. of explosives on March 3 to demolish the Navajo Generating Station's three 245-ft.-tall boilers. The coal-fired power plant near the Arizona-Utah border shut down in 2019 and three 775-ft....


ViaWest Group Breaks Ground On Goodyear Project

ViaWest Group has broken ground on Goodyear Crossings Industrial Park located at the southwest corner of Elwood Street and Sarival Avenue in Goodyear, Ariz. The project, a joint venture with a Philadelphia-based investment company, is being built on the 25.91-acre parcel ViaWest acquired in November 2019....


Construction Begins On East Valley Freeway Projects

Initial construction is under way on two East Valley freeway projects designed to open more travel options for drivers in the east Mesa and south Gilbert areas. Crews have set up work zones and are making early progress on the Arizona Department of Transportation's projects to extend State Route 24 (Gateway Freeway) east of Ellsworth Road and also add a new interchange along Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) at Lindsay Road....







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