News Flash

Posted on: July 17, 2018

#Transportation Tuesday

Transportation Tuesday July is Making the Grade

Each month on #TransportationTuesday, we lift up the pavement to show you what it takes to plan, design, build, maintain and operate Maricopa County's roadway network.

In July, we share how a collaboration between two counties led to a roadway grading proj...

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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 28, 2018

Drivers encouraged to slow down, use caution on Bush Highway

Web Story Bush Highway

MCDOT has learned of a second incident involving a horse at the same location as yesterday’s crash on Bush Highway.  MCDOT will be placing speed feedback signs to make drivers aware of their speed.

As we head into the Fourth of July holi...

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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

Aerial view of Lake Pleasant

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
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Work Zone Safety Is Everybody’s Responsibility

Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

Work Zone Safety Is Everybody’s Responsibility

Maricopa County Recognizes National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) recognizes national Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, April 9 – 13...

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MCDOT News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2018

MCDOT Employees Awarded in Statewide Competition

AACE Awards Recipients David Fritz, Lesley Roman and John Counts

The Arizona Association of County Engineers (AACE) recently announced its 18th Annual Esterbrooks Award winners and three employees from Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) were chosen as award recipients:

  • Degreed Engineer: Dave Fritz, Roa...
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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