The Inside Lane

Past Issues

The Inside Lane is published monthly for the employees of the Arizona Department of Transportation by the Internal Communications group of the ADOT Communications Division.

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April 2017

Read about a deep-dive effort that’s reducing wait times at the border. Discover how telematics data is helping Equipment Services make decisions. Learn about ADOT’s Civil Rights Office. Travel back in time to 1958, when roads cost a whole lot less to build than they do today.

March 2017

Find out where the agency is headed on its Continuous Improvement journey. Read how ECD officers seized 156 pounds of marijuana during back-to-back busts last month. Discover another side of ADOT’s Mentoring Program. Blast back to 1987 and get the scoop on the state’s big speed limit shift.

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February 2017

Learn about the agency’s Code of Conduct directly from ADOT employees. Read about a major effort recently undertaken by ADOT’s Office of the Inspector General. See how MVD works each year to assist homeless and at-risk veterans. Get the latest on the improvements planned for SR 189.

January 2017

Find out how the agency prepares for the legislative session. Read how the actions taken by two ADOT snowplow operators helped saved the day. Meet Bonnie Hartley, an ADOT employee who just celebrated 50 years of state service! Take a far-back look to the far-out year of 1974 when ADOT became ADOT.

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December 2016

In this issue read a message from Director Halikowski and learn about the challenge he issued to division leaders. See the surprising way ADOT employees celebrated the holidays in the 60s and 70s. Find out how much you really know about Route 66. Get inspired by the 2017 ADOT Safety calendar and the young artists who contributed.

November 2016

This issue has a message from ADOT’s Chief Financial Officer Kristine Ward, you’ll find out how many bills ADOT pays each month (hint: it’s more than you think), and get details on a major project milestone that just happened in Surprise.

October 2016

In this issue read a message from Assistant Director for Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Steve Boschen, learn how a team effort helped slash 100 days off the on-call task order execution process, get an update on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project, and find out what was happening at ADOT back in 1983.

September 2016

In this issue, read a message from ADOT Deputy Director for Operations Scott Omer, get the lowdown on ADOT's newest video series and a link to watch the first episode that puts Director Halikowski on the job with ADOT sign crews, learn how the Adopt a Highway volunteer program keeps our roads clean and saves the agency money, and travel back to the 1970s and take a look at a few photos from ADOT’s past.

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August 2016

In this issue, read a message from ASD Director Sonya Herrera, find out why the team in Tucson’s Equipment Service Shop is making changes, learn what participants are saying about the recent Leaders Connection Conference and see historic photographs from ADOT’s past.

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July 2016

In this issue, read a message from Director John Halikowski, learn about ADOT's Continuous Improvement effort, get to know an ADOT intern, who just graduated with honors, find details on a new ADOT safety campaign starring an NFL player, and see some throwback photos from ADOT's past.

Civil RightsTitle VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.