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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....


Bids Being Taken for Bridge Connecting Arizona, Nevada

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) Construction bids are being taken for a proposed second bridge over the Colorado River that would connect Bullhead City, Ariz., and Laughlin, Nev. The Mohave Valley Daily News reported that the invitation to bid required an agreement with the Nevada Department of Transportation to be approved by the Clark County board of commissioners, which occurred in January....


Loop 303 Freeway Widening Project Progressing Forward

A project to widen a stretch of Loop 303 in the northwest Valley is underway as crews begin construction of bridge supports near the future Jomax Parkway. The Arizona Department of Transportation is managing construction of the $20.3 million regional freeway project, which is designed to improve capacity for current and future traffic needs by adding a third lane in each direction along Loop 303 between Happy Valley and Lake Pleasant parkways in Peoria....


Curry Supply Celebrates One Year at Gilbert, Ariz., Location

This month, Curry Supply celebrates an important milestone — a 1-year anniversary of the acquisition of a facility located in the greater Phoenix area — Gilbert, Ariz., and the company's westward expansion....


New 5,000-Seat Arena Coming to Arizona State University

Arizona State University and Sun Devil Athletics recently announced all required approvals have been received for the commencement of construction on a new multipurpose arena, which will host university and community events and serve as the future home for Sun Devil men's ice hockey, wrestling and women's gymnastics....


Ames Construction Crews Replacing Arizona's U.S. 60 Pinto Creek Bridge

Crews from Ames Construction, along with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are replacing the Pinto Creek Bridge, located on U.S. 60 about 6 mi....


Arizona DOT Lends Helping Hand to Trucking Industry

Faced with the delicate balance of keeping people safe and the economy going during the pandemic, Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Transportation made moves to assist the trucking industry to keep the supply of essentials like groceries and medical supplies flowing to Arizona communities....







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