Read the latest issue of Atiin Ba Hane', the official publication of the Navajo Division of Transportation. November 2013 edition. (2.76 MB)
Navajo DOT, Tohajiilee Chapter and Bernalillo County recently executed a partnership for paving construction in Tohajiilee. The $1.4 million project is nearing completion and opens the door for future collaborations.
The Naa'biki'yati' Committee of the 22nd Navajo Nation Council unanimously approved the general warranty deed for Navajo Division of Transportation, allowing the Navajo Hopi Land Commission to take into trust 85.6 acres of land on behalf of the Navajo Nation.
For the past two months, moonsoon storms battered the Navajo Nation. NDOT road crews stepped up road maintenance activities in response.
The Navajo Division of Transportation Department of Airport Management is hosting the "Meet and Greet with Air Medical Transport Companies" today. Join us via our live stream on U.S. Stream.
Official publication of the Navajo Division of Transportation. (33Mb download)
Navajo DOT road maintenance crews are out addressing flooding on paved roadways across the Navajo Nation. The traveling public is encouraged to use extreme caution when traveling in monsoon conditions.
The soft dedication opening for Navajo Route 20 is slated for August 29, beginning at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the junction of Coppermine Road and N20.
After 20 years of waiting, residents of Huerfano, N.M. can rejoice their bridge will be replaced by Oct. 2014. Navajo DOT is funding $1.5 million of the $2.3 million bridge project.
Navajo Nation roads have been damaged from flash floods in the Northern and Chinle Navajo Agencies. NDOT crews are mobilizing this week for road repairs.
Atiin Ba Hane' Volume 1, Issue 3 - July 2013. The official publication for the Navajo Division of Transportation.
Public service announcement regarding the temporary detour for U.S. Route 491, which was opened to traffic on July 9, 2013.
Raw video footage of the construction activites on U.S. Route 491 by New Mexico Department of Transportation. A portion of the roadway collapsed on July 5, after heavy rainfall compromised the culvert beneath the road.
U.S. Route 491 was closed on July 5, 2013, after heavy rainfall collapsed a portion of the roadway between Sheep Springs and Naschitti. New Mexico Department of Transportation is currently constructing a temporary detour route to restore essential traffic.
Public Service Announcement regarding the road closure of U.S. Route 491 on July 5, resulting from heavy rains damaging the roadway.
Since 1999, the Fuel Excise Tax has collected 18 cents per gallon for gasoline and 25 cents per gallon for diesel on the Navajo Nation. Funding from the FET has been funneled into various road improvement projects across the reservation.
On June 20, 2013, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1317 into law, which allows tribally-owned airports to compete for infrastructure projects funded through the Arizona Aviation Fund.
New Mexico Representative Ben Ray Lujan (D-Dist. 3) addressed Navajo constituents at Tohatchi Chapter House on May 29, 2013.
The Navajo Division of Transportation improved the Navajo Nation Zoo parking lot with gravel funded by general funds. NDOT Roads Department crew members graveled the parking lot and entry way to the zoo for improved access.
Video footage of the Navajo Route 4 road improvement project in Pinon, Ariz.
Video of the N20 groundbreaking ceremony in Bodaway-Gap. Filmed at Tsinaabaas Ha'bitiin Elementary School on June 9, 2013.
Stakeholders broke ground in Bodaway-Gap on June 9 for the paving construction of Navajo Route 20, which will serve as an interim detour route for U.S. 89 and begin receiving traffic by summer's end.
Navajo DOT road crewmembers are improving a three-mile stretch of roadway on Navajo Route 4 in Pinon, Ariz. The project was funded by Fuel Excise Tax dollars and will be completed by June 30, 2013.
The groundbreaking celebration for road construction on Navajo Route 20 (U.S. 89T) is slated for June 9, in Bodaway-Gap. The groundbreaking will take place at Tsinaabaas Habitiin Elementary School, beginning at 11 a.m.
Real time video footage of traveling the dirt road portion of Navajo Route 20 from Bodaway-Gap to Coppermine. The hour-long travel time is due to the dangerous road conditions that require travelers to drive at 25 mph.
Navajo Division of Transportation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Force Account partnered to repair 375-feet of damaged roadway on Window Rock Boulevard.
The Resources and Development Committee of the 22nd Navajo Nation Council approved the temporary construction easement for the Arizona Department of Transportation to begin paving Navajo Route 20 as an interim detour route for U.S. 89.
The Navajo Nation Commission on Emergency Management declared an emergency for the closure of South Manuelito Bridge No. 8080 on April 24.
Torreon Road has benefitted from TIGER grant funds to rehabilitate a dirt road with $5 million worth of paving, to connect communities with U.S. 550.
The 22nd Navajo Nation Council unanimously approved the transition of Highway Safety to Navajo DOT and the division's overall plan of operation during the 2013 Spring Session.
The official publication of the Navajo Division of Transportation. Atiin Ba Hane' Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2013.
On April 1, ADOT met with Navajo community members and leaders at Bodaway-Gap Chapter regarding the road closure on U.S. 89. Joining the discussion were officials from NDOT, BIA and Coconino County.
NDOT, BIA and ADOT reported to the Resources and Development Committee on the proposed paving of Navajo Route 20 as an interim detour route. Video of the report.
Sponsored by Senator Jack Jackson, Jr., Senate Bill 1317 successfully passed through the Arizona House Appropriations Committee on March 27, and would allow tribally-owned airports to compete for grants from the Arizona Aviation Fund.
Navajo DOT fact sheet and chronology of events on the roadway closure of U.S. 89 and planning for Navajo Route 20 as an interim detour to restore essential traffic.
The Navajo Division of Transportation met with officials from the Arizona Department of Transportation and Bureau of Indian Affairs on March 25 to discuss paving of Navajo Route 20 as an interim detour for U.S. 89.
The Arizona Department of Transportation has plans underway for paving Navajo Route 20 as an interim detour for traffic from U.S. 89 until the damaged roadway is repaired.
Video footage of the report on Senate Bill 600 by Senator John Pinto and NDOT Director Paulson Chaco, before the New Mexico Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee. Filmed on March 3, 2013.
Sponsored by Sen. John Pinto, Senate Bill 600 proposes a one-cent fuel surtax for New Mexico to fund U.S. 491 road construction.
The Navajo Division of Transportation met with officials from Arizona Department of Transportation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Coconino County, and Federal Highway Administration to discuss the road closure on U.S. 89 and the potential of Navajo Route 20 as an alternative route.
Video of the Navajo Division of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration direct funding agreement signing ceremony that took place at the Navajo Transportation Complex on Feb. 25, 2013.
Video footage of the meeting at Bodaway-Gap Chapter regarding the closure of U.S. 89.
The Navajo Nation Executive Branch leadership met with chapters affected by the closure of U.S. 89 at Bodaway-Gap Chapter House on Feb. 24, 2013.
The Navajo Nation Commission on Emergency Management prepares for an emergency declaration regarding the U.S. 89 road closure 25 miles south of Page.
U.S. 89 has been closed 25 miles south of Page due to damaged road conditions. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
A map of the proposed re-route from the U.S. 89 road closure for motorists traveling in the area. (11x17)
The direct funding agreement signing ceremony between Navajo Division of Transporation and the Federal Highway Administration on Feb. 25, 2013.
Navajo DOT and San Juan County entered into a MOU on Feb. 5, 2013.
The Navajo Division of Transportation's official newsletter, Atiin Ba Hane'. Premiere issue.
Public service announcement on the proposed location and construction of the NN Public Safety Training Facility Access Road in Chinle.
The Arizona Dept of Transportation requests an IGA with the Navajo Nation for a $35 million road construction project in Cameron for FY 2013.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation will be hosting two public stakeholder meetings in the Northern Navajo Agency on Dec. 16, 2013.
Video of the 15th Annual National Tribal Transportation Conference plenary session on Nov. 4, 2012 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Ariz.
The Federal Highway Administration provided a demonstration on the Traffic and Criminal Software, or TraCS, utilized by law enforcement agencies around the country for data collection.
Video of the Naa'bik'iyati' Committee's appoval of the direct funding agreement between NDOT and the FHWA.
NDOT Dept of Highway Safety warns against impaired driving this holiday season.
A listing of Navajo DOT assets currently out in the field conducting snow removal activities. Click on the location to see the GPS location of NDOT equipment via Google Maps.