KNAU and Arizona News
7:29 am
Tue June 23, 2015

ADOT Asks For Extension To Meet REAL ID Requirements

Arizona driver's licenses do not comply with the federal Real ID Act.
Credit Arizona Department of Transportation

The Arizona Department of Transportation has asked the federal government for an extension to develop a REAL ID compliant license before a January 1 deadline.

Arizona passed a law in April allowing the state to provide optional REAL-ID licenses to help residents meet new federal identification standards in airports and federal buildings.

Arizona's law also forced the state to ask for a waiver from participating in the REAL ID act. Last week the Department of Homeland Security denied that waiver and the state has since begun developing the new license.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Rebuild of Collapsed Section of 89A to Wrap Up Before Summer 2015

Crew members examine the collapsed section of U.S. 89A south of Page soon after the February 2013 landslide.
Credit ADOT

Construction is set to begin on a section of U.S. 89A south of Page that collapsed last year during a landslide. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, officials say the roadway will reopen by next year’s summer travel season.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:52 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

The Oak Creek Canyon Switchbacks Open Between Flagstaff and Sedona

The switchbacks of SR 89A between Sedona and Flagstaff before the Slide Fire.

The Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks between Flagstaff and Sedona are now completely open. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, this comes on the heels of closures that resulted from wildfire and a major construction project.

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