Truck haul on SR 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley this week

Traffic on State Route 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley (mileposts 320 to 325) will be required to stop intermittently this week to allow trucks to safely cross the highway.

The hauling operation will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, July 28 and 29, with intermittent closures for dirt hauling. Drivers can expect delays of up to 15 minutes at a time.

Please allow additional travel time for the traffic stops and ...

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Lane restrictions on I-17 next week for guardrail repair

Restrictions between Table Mesa Road and SR 169

The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin guardrail repair on Monday, July 21 on Interstate 17 from Table Mesa Road to just south of State Route 169, and will continue through Wednesday, July 23. 

The work between mileposts 235 and 274 requires alternating lane restrictions in both directions and intermittent shoulder closures from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. No delays are expected.

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Paving work on I-17 south of SR 169 continues next week

Overnight work scheduled Sunday through Thursday night                                  Overnight paving work continues on northbound Interstate 17 near the State Route 169 junction (mileposts 275 to 279) on Sunday, July 20 through Thursday, July 24 between 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. each night.

During work hours, drivers can expect a single lane restriction on northbound I-17 through the work ...

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Salt River Canyon rest area to reopen before Thanksgiving holiday

Renovation project to upgrade closed facility underway

Travelers along US 60 between Globe and Show Low will once again have a place to stop and rest by this fall. The Arizona Department of Transportation is renovating the Salt River Canyon rest area, which has been closed for the past several years.

The project will include restroom building renovations, replacement of the composting toilet system, water well work, new parking lot pavement and new signage.

Construction work should not interfere with traffic on US ...

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ADOT supports efforts to fight wildfires

Agency utilizes prevention practices before, during wildfire season

Among the different agencies and organizations involved in fighting wildfires, the Arizona Department of Transportation may not come to mind. However, ADOT is active in helping to prevent wildfires both before and during wildfire season.

During the winter and spring seasons, ADOT crews mow down vegetation along the highway shoulders. Crews also engage in brush removal, thinning trees and spraying fire retardant within the ADOT right-of-way in order to prevent a fire ...

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US 89 landslide repairs to begin later this month

Damaged highway south of Page set to reopen before next summer travel season

The reconstruction of US 89 between Bitter Springs and Page will begin later this month after the State Transportation Board approved a $25 million project to repair the landslide-damaged highway at Friday’s board meeting in Cottonwood, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The roadway, which suffered catastrophic damage following a landslide on the early morning of Feb. 20, 2013, has remained closed after a 500-foot section ...

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ADOT MVD receives award for self-service kiosks

ServiceArizona.com kiosks at MVD offices recognized by American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

When the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division launched ServiceArizona.com in 1997, it was the nation’s first motor vehicle division online service for vehicle registrations.

Over the years, continual technological enhancements and the addition of multiple customer service features allow the website to handle more than eight million MVD-related transactions per year. In recognition of the most recent improvements, the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators ...

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Guardrail repair on northbound I-17 this week

Minimal delays during work hours   

The Arizona Department of Transportation will repair damaged guardrail along a 17-mile stretch of northbound Interstate 17 (mileposts 243 to 260), from north of Rock Springs to just north of the Bloody Basin bridge starting Monday, July 14 through Thursday, July 17.

Work hours are from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily with alternating lane restrictions during work hours to provide a safe work zone for maintenance crews.  Drivers can expect minimal delays.

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Pavement work on I-17 south of SR 169 continues

Work scheduled overnight Sunday through Wednesday 

Overnight paving work will continue on northbound Interstate 17 between the Dugas/Orme exit and the State Route 169  junction (mileposts 268 to 278) starting Sunday, July 13 through Wednesday, July 17 between 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. each night.

During work hours, drivers can expect a single lane restriction on northbound I-17.

The work zone will be clearly marked by temporary barricades and signage. ADOT advises drivers to allow additional time to reach ...

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