Drivers should plan for delays and allow extra travel time

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for nighttime restrictions on Interstate 17 near Bumble Bee Road exit 248 starting Tuesday, Sept. 18. While a Department of Public Safety investigation occurs, the roadway will be narrowed to one lane.

  • Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (left lane closed) near Bumble Bee Road exit 248 between milepost 251 and 249 from 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 18 to 2 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Drivers should proceed through the area with caution, slow down and watch for personnel and equipment.

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or email For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except when driving.