Posted on: November 13, 2017

$6M grant to fund technology advances in Loop 101 area

Loop 101 Mobility Grant

Federal Highway Administration Awards $6 million Grant for Loop 101 Mobility Partnership

A newly awarded $6 million federal grant from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will advance use of technology to help drivers steer clear of congestion on th...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Recognizing REACT During Traffic Incident Response Week

REACT Team

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced Traffic Incident Response Week November 13 – 17, 2017. The annual campaign aims to increase driver awareness of the importance of clearing way for motorists and first responders on the...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Residents help “Keep Maricopa County Beautiful”

Keep Maricopa County Beautiful Month

Residents help “Keep Maricopa County Beautiful”

 

Throughout October, volunteers for the Maricopa County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) Adopt a Highway Program collected thousands of bags of litter during the ...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: October 11, 2017

AZTech receives award for traffic signal innovation

AZTech Regional Partnership receives ITS AZ Award for traffic signal innovation

AZTech Regional Partnership awarded best use of Intelligent Transportation Systems product

The AZTech Regional Partnership was recently awarded Best Use of an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Industry Product at the Intelligent Transportation Socie...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2017

MCDOT Manager receives Council Individual Award

MCDOT ITS Manager, Faisal Saleem receiving award

Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Branch Manager, Faisal Saleem, recently was awarded the Council Individual Award from the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). The award was presented at...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2017

MCDOT Technology Receives National Achievement Award

Maricopa County Administrator, Teresa Welbourn, Asset Manager, Barbara Ritter, and Director, Jennife

Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) was recognized by The National Association of Counties (NACo) for development of the Road Information Tool (RIT). This online tool was created through the collaboration of MCDOT and the Maricopa County ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Adaptive signal project underway

Bell Road

Changes to the way traffic signals are timed along Bell Road in the Phoenix metropolitan area could help drivers cut down on their commute times.   MCDOT is installing new adaptive signal technology along the corridor this summer.  

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: June 18, 2017

Fact or Fiction? How heat affects transportation

Fact or Fiction: Heat and Roads

It’s hot out there!  And if you’ve lived in the Arizona desert for a while, you’ve probably heard some tales about how the heat affects the roadways and our cars.   We sat down with the experts inside MCDOT’s Materials Lab to sort out if...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: June 18, 2017

Tips: Beat to the heat on the roads

Beat the Heat Tips

Hot! Hot! Hot! Summer’s high temperatures are here and skyrocketing! We often remember to slather on the sunblock and wear a hat to protect our skin from the sun but, what we might forget, is that we also need to take precautions to protect our vehicles f...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Video: Emergency vehicle kit for the monsoon

Monsoon Driving Tips video

Click on the image below to watch a video with tips on how to be prepared for the monsoon while driving by packing these essential items in your vehicle.

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: June 2, 2017

Collaboration leads to roadway repair

103rd Avenue & Santa Fe Drive Roadwork

Community collaboration results in roadway repair, improvements for Maricopa County roadway

A recent collaboration between the MCDOT, the Sun City Homeowners Association (SCHOA) and a private property owner resulted in roadway repairs that will positively ...

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