Work will be day and night on State Route 87 through the end of April

Northbound traffic switch scheduled today, delays of up to 15 minutes are expected

Drivers heading northbound on State Route 87 today north of Sunflower between mileposts 223 and 229 will be shifted onto a single lane of the southbound lanes, which will become a two-lane roadway through the work zone. The traffic shift will be in effect through Wednesday, April 1 to allow crews to mill and pave the northbound lanes. Drivers northbound will be intermittently stopped starting at ...

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McGuireville Rest Area work continues next week

Northbound rest area will be closed on Thursday between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Motorists traveling on Interstate 17 need to be aware that the northbound McGuireville rest area entrance will be closed on Thursday, April 2 between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. as crews work on the roadway, forcing the closure of the rest area. 

Alternating lane restrictions in both directions are expected between 5:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. between mileposts 294 and 299 starting on Monday, ...

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Work will be day and night on State Route 87 through the end of April

Northbound traffic switch scheduled today, delays of up to 15 minutes are expected 

Drivers heading northbound on State Route 87 today north of Sunflower between mileposts 223 and 229 will be shifted onto a single lane of the southbound lanes, which will become a two-lane roadway through the work zone. The traffic shift will be in effect through Wednesday, April 1 to allow crews to mill and pave the northbound lanes. Drivers northbound will be intermittently stopped starting at ...

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Dirt haul on SR 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley scheduled next week

Drivers can expect minimal delays overnight      

Traffic on State Route 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley will be required to stop intermittently next week to allow trucks to safely cross the highway.

The hauling operation will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday, March 30 through April 2, with intermittent closures for dirt hauling. Drivers can expect minimal delays during work hours.

The work zone will be clearly marked by temporary barricades and signage. ADOT advises drivers ...

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ADOT reopens roads in White Mountains for summer season

The Arizona Department of Transportation will reopen two highways in the White Mountains, which are closed each year for the winter season, beginning Wednesday, April 1.

The following highways will reopen on April 1:

  • State Route 261 between Eagar and Big Lake
  • State Route 273 between Sunrise Park and Big Lake

State Route 473 between State Route 260 and Hawley Lake, which is generally closed also during the winter, will remain closed until White Mountain Apache Tribe repairs are completed on the Hawley Lake ...

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State Route 347/Union Pacific Railroad Final Environmental Assessment approved

Construction slated to begin on overpass in fiscal year 2020 in Maricopa

The Arizona Department of Transportation, in partnership with the city of Maricopa, the Union Pacific Railroad and the Federal Highway Administration, has received federal approval for the proposed bridge project on State Route 347 over the railroad crossing, clearing the way for the project to move forward when funding is available.

On March 18, the Federal Highway Administration issued a Finding of No Significant Impact after reviewing the ...

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ADOT urges drivers to slow down, avoid distractions during National Work Zone Awareness Week

‘Expect the Unexpected’ is safety message from transportation agencies

It is one of the most dangerous jobs across the country, that of the highway worker. Operating close to traffic subjects highway workers to safety risks, including speeding, impaired or distracted drivers. But the Arizona Department of Transportation also points to national statistics that show most victims in work zone crashes are likely to be drivers or their passengers.

“Expect the Unexpected” is the theme of this year’s National Work Zone ...

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Westbound bridge rehabilitation project starts March 30 on I-40 near Ash Fork

Exit 146 on ramp and Exit 144 off ramp will be closed April 15 through early October

The second phase of a bridge deck rehabilitation project on Interstate 40 near Ash Fork will require crews to close the Exit 146 (westbound on-ramp) and Exit 144 (westbound off-ramp) beginning Wednesday, April 15 through early October. Motorists will be detoured to Exit 144. Highway detour signs will be clearly marked, including directions for motorists in Ash Fork to State Route 89.

Late ...

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