Utility work on State Route 89 north of the US 93 junction scheduled tomorrow

Intermittent delays expected between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

State Route 89, at milepost 259, north of the US 93 junction in Wickenburg will have intermittent closures of up to 15 minutes at a time tomorrow, Aug. 26, between 7 a.m. 4 p.m. for utility work.

The closures will provide a safe work zone as APS crews remove overhead power lines.

ADOT advises drivers to allow additional time to reach their destinations and to proceed through the ...

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I-40 road work next week near California border in Mohave County

Maintenance crews will be repairing sections along a five-mile stretch of eastbound Interstate 40 near the California border (mileposts 3-8), approximately 10 miles south of the Lake Havasu City traffic interchange, beginning Monday (Aug. 22) through Thursday (Aug. 25) during daylight hours, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Motorists should expect brief delays for intermittent lane closures. ADOT advises travelers to observe reduced speeds and to watch for crews and equipment in the work zone.

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I-40/US 93 Beale Street traffic interchange improvements will begin Sunday night

Work will require a brief detour between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Construction to improve the westbound Interstate 40 and US 93 Beale Street traffic interchange in downtown Kingman will begin Sunday (Aug. 21). In order to minimize travel delays, crews will work nights, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Work to construct a wider right-turn lane will require temporarily restricting left turns at the ...

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Considering a Voluntary Travel ID? Bring the right documentation

Those new to Arizona, renewing driver licenses may benefit now from new ID

New to driving or new to Arizona? Renewing a driver license or getting a 12-year photo update? If you’re planning to visit an Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division office for these reasons, you’re among those who may want to consider getting a Voluntary Travel ID – and bringing along the documentation needed to get one.

The Voluntary Travel ID is the credential that complies with ...

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Self-Driving Vehicles Oversight Committee to hold its first meeting

Members of the public are welcome to attend and provide ideas

The Self-Driving Vehicles Oversight Committee, created by Governor Doug Ducey to support research and development of self-driving vehicle technology in Arizona, will hold its first meeting on Monday.

Community members, businesses and other stakeholders are welcome to attend and to provide their input and ideas. The agenda also includes a presentation on autonomous vehicles by John Halikowski, director of the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The meeting is scheduled for 1 ...

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Table Mesa Road narrowed to one lane for bridge work over I-17

Temporary signal installed this weekend for the next three months

The Arizona Department of Transportation started a repaving project on Interstate 17 northbound and southbound between New River Road and Coldwater Canyon Road (mileposts 232 to 245) last month and as part of the repaving work, bridge barrier will be replaced at several bridges through the work zone. 

Starting Sunday, Aug. 14, crews will narrow Table Mesa Road to one lane for the next three months to allow ...

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With extreme weather possible, be prepared to wait out a storm

Monsoon storms can produce sudden, torrential rain and blowing dust

With thunderstorms occurring in southern Arizona and extreme weather possible elsewhere in the state, drivers should leave prepared and be ready to wait out heavy rain, high winds and blowing dust.

The latest National Weather Service forecast calls for a strong chance of rain and thunderstorms through at least Wednesday evening. Before driving on highways, review the Arizona Department of Transportation’s monsoon-safety tips at PullAsideStayAlive.org.

Monsoon storms can produce sudden, torrential ...

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New pavement project scheduled on SR 69 between SR 169 and Mendecino Drive in Prescott Valley

Works begins Sunday night and will continue for the next three months  

State Route 69 in Prescott Valley between State Route 169 and Mendecino Drive (mileposts 281 to 287) will be an active work zone at night starting Sunday (July 31). 

This $3.8 million project consists of new asphalt, guardrail replacements, new curbs and gutters, sidewalks, sidewalks ...

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Pikachu agrees, Pokémon Go is a no-go when driving

ADOT, DPS remind gamers to stay safe on their Pokémon Go chase

Pokemon

Have you captured Pikachu? Nabbed Rattata or the elusive Charizard? Leveled-up and trained your monsters at a Gym?

Of course, we’re talking about Pokémon Go, the week-old smartphone app soaring in popularity. The video game phenomenon is sending Pokémon Trainers to landmarks and into parks, neighborhoods and cities, hunting for rare monsters.

The lure of the chase can be strong and ...

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