CYMPO - Central Yavapai Metropolitan Planning Oganization http://www.cympo.org Planning for a better tomorrow. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:18:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 ADOT reopens roads in White Mountains for summer season http://www.cympo.org/adot-reopens-roads-in-white-mountains-for-summer-season/ http://www.cympo.org/adot-reopens-roads-in-white-mountains-for-summer-season/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:18:48 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3257 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 ...]]>
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State Route 347/Union Pacific Railroad Final Environmental Assessment approved http://www.cympo.org/state-route-347union-pacific-railroad-final-environmental-assessment-approved/ http://www.cympo.org/state-route-347union-pacific-railroad-final-environmental-assessment-approved/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:13:42 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3255 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 http://www.cympo.org/adot-urges-drivers-to-slow-down-avoid-distractions-during-national-work-zone-awareness-week/ http://www.cympo.org/adot-urges-drivers-to-slow-down-avoid-distractions-during-national-work-zone-awareness-week/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:09:56 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3253 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 http://www.cympo.org/westbound-bridge-rehabilitation-project-starts-march-30-on-i-40-near-ash-fork/ http://www.cympo.org/westbound-bridge-rehabilitation-project-starts-march-30-on-i-40-near-ash-fork/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:23:40 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3246 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.
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Utility work scheduled on SR 89A in Jerome for the next three weeks http://www.cympo.org/utility-work-scheduled-on-sr-89a-in-jerome-for-the-next-three-weeks/ http://www.cympo.org/utility-work-scheduled-on-sr-89a-in-jerome-for-the-next-three-weeks/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:54:23 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3218 Utility work is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 23 on southbound State Route 89A in Jerome (milepost 345) as crews replace an existing waterline. The southbound lane will be closed for the next three weeks, through April 10.
Drivers in both directions will be guided through the work zone with flaggers. Work hours are Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Road will be fully open on the weekends. Minimal delays expected.
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Bridge work starting on I-40 west of Holbrook http://www.cympo.org/bridge-work-starting-on-i-40-west-of-holbrook/ http://www.cympo.org/bridge-work-starting-on-i-40-west-of-holbrook/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:27:21 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3213  
The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin a project on Monday, March 23 to make improvements to the Leroux Wash Bridges on Interstate 40 just west of Holbrook.
The $1.2 million dollar project will include removing and replacing both bridges approach slabs and repairing both bridge decks. The project is anticipated to be completed this fall.
 
Work hours will be 7 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday through ...]]>
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ADOT’s Tentative Five-Year Construction Program: public comment begins next week http://www.cympo.org/adots-tentative-five-year-construction-program-public-comment-begins-next-week/ http://www.cympo.org/adots-tentative-five-year-construction-program-public-comment-begins-next-week/#comments Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:31:47 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3197 As the Arizona Department of Transportation begins making plans for improvements to the state highway system over the next five years, the major focus will be on preserving existing infrastructure to ensure that it remains in good condition, while providing a reliable transportation network for drivers. It can be a tough balance, as constrained funding simply cannot meet all the transportation needs around the state.
The 2016-2020 Tentative Five-Year Transportation ...]]>
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60-day ramp closures start Mar. 9 at the Loop 101/Thomas Road interchange http://www.cympo.org/60-day-ramp-closures-start-mar-9-at-the-loop-101thomas-road-interchange/ http://www.cympo.org/60-day-ramp-closures-start-mar-9-at-the-loop-101thomas-road-interchange/#comments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:53:36 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3189 PHOENIX — As part of the Loop 101 Improvement Project in the East Valley, additional on- and off-ramps will be closed for approximately two months starting Monday (March 9), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
The northbound Loop 101 on- and off-ramps at Thomas Road are scheduled to close by early Monday morning. Crews will reconstruct the ramps so they fit into the path of the wider freeway. The ...]]>
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ADOT recommends drivers be prepared for winter driving conditions http://www.cympo.org/adot-recommends-drivers-be-prepared-for-winter-driving-conditions/ http://www.cympo.org/adot-recommends-drivers-be-prepared-for-winter-driving-conditions/#comments Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:19:01 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=3057 The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the mountains and high deserts throughout northern and eastern Arizona. Snow levels may be as low as 2,000 feet. Rain is expected in the lower elevations.
ADOT crews have been preparing for the storm and will be working 24/7 to keep roads clear. ...]]>
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Call 511 for Highway Conditions http://www.cympo.org/call-511-for-highway-conditions-2/ http://www.cympo.org/call-511-for-highway-conditions-2/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:21:42 +0000 http://www.cympo.org/?p=2792 Be Safe Out There!
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