Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session

Senate: APPROP DP 8-0-2-0 | 3rd Read 28-2-0-0

SB 1461: appropriation; widening; I-10

Sponsor:  Senator Shope, LD 8

Committee on Transportation


Appropriates $50,000,000 from the GF in FY 2022 to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to widen Interstate 10 from Chandler to Casa Grande.


Laws 1973, Chapter 146 established ADOT to provide for an integrated and balanced state transportation system with a director responsible for the department's administration (A.R.S. § 28-331). ADOT has exclusive control and jurisdiction over state highways, state routes, state owned airports and all state- owned transportation systems or modes are vested in ADOT.

The duties of ADOT are as follows: 1) register motor vehicles and aircraft, license drivers, collect revenues, enforce motor vehicle and aviation statutes and perform related functions; 2) do multimodal state transportation planning, cooperate and coordinate transportation planning with local governments and establish an annually updated priority program of capital improvements for all transportation modes; 3) design and construct transportation facilities in accordance with a priority plan and maintain and operate state highways, state owned airports and state public transportation systems; 4) investigate new transportation systems and cooperate with and advise local governments concerning the development and operation of public transit systems; and 5) have administrative jurisdiction of transportation safety programs and implement them in accordance with applicable law (A.R.S. § 28-332).


1.   Appropriates $50,000,000 from the GF in FY 2022 to ADOT to widen Interstate 10 from Chandler to Casa Grande. (Sec. 1)

2.   ☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal NoteRequires ADOT to use the monies for construction-related activities including drawing down federal matching monies for the project. (Sec. 1)

3.   Exempts the appropriation from lapsing. (Sec. 1)



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