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Posted on: September 4, 2018

2018 Arizona Transportation Partnering Excellence Award applications available

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Applications are now available for the Arizona Transportation Partnering Excellence Awards competition.  The competition is designed to recognize partnership teams that demonstrate a high degree of achievement through their practice of the Partne...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: August 23, 2018

Mentoring the next generation of MCDOT Leaders

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Mentoring the next generation of MCDOT Leaders

“You cannot teach a man anything.  You can only help him discover it within himself.” ~Galileo Galilei

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors present NACo Achievement Award to MCD...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Adaptive signals activated along Bell Rd in Surprise area

Bell Road Adaptive Signals

Pilot project aims to improve traffic flow, reduce travel time for Bell Road drivers

The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), in partnership with the City of Surprise, and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), has activated new ...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Driving in the Monsoon

Driving in the Monsoon

Driving in the Monsoon

Tips for Maricopa County Drivers

June 15th through September 30th is when weather patterns bring monsoon storms into the Valley of the Sun.  Though they are magnificent to behold, these storms can be very dangerous.

Monsoon st...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Partnership addresses litter at Lake Pleasant

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A new partnership between three Maricopa County departments aims to reduce the amount of trash and litter left behind at the Lake Pleasant Regional Park during busy holidays. The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department, Maricopa County Department ...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Preventing wildfires while on the road

How drivers can prevent wildfires

A relatively dry winter could increase the risk of wildfires during the summer months.  Arizona is one of the top five driest states, according to the National Climatic Data Center and it just takes one spark to start a wildfire. MCDOT encourages...

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MCDOT News & Updates