I-17 overnight closures scheduled in Phoenix area (May 22-25)

Crews continue work to add new traffic-flow sensors along freeway

Ongoing work to install new traffic-flow sensors will require overnight closures of sections of southbound Interstate 17 in the Phoenix area Monday through Thursday nights (May 22-25). The Arizona Department of Transportation says drivers should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following closures are in place:

  • Southbound Interstate 17 closed between Bethany Home and Camelback roads from 9 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday (May 23) for ...
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Allow extra travel time on State Route 260 east of Cottonwood this week

Motorists traveling on State Route 260 should allow extra time while surface sealant is applied on two miles of the highway east of Cottonwood. Work will occur between mileposts 209 and 211 on Monday, May 22, and Tuesday, May 23, during daylight hours.

The roadway will be reduced to one lane with a pilot car guiding alternating traffic through the work zone. Drivers should plan for delays of up to 15 minutes; observe reduced speed limits; and watch for construction personnel and ...

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Phoenix to host final public hearing for ADOT’s Tentative Five-Year Program

Public comment period runs until May 30 for 2018-2022 program

Now is the time to comment on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s recommended plan for the next five years of construction projects.

ADOT is getting ready to hold its third and final public hearing this week on the 2018-2022 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program. Comments can be submitted online as well through May 30.

This comment period helps ADOT and the State Transportation Board, which reviews and approves the program, ...

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ADOT seeks input on Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goals

Two public meetings scheduled on plan for three-year updates

The Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking public input on proposed goals for the percentage value of federal-aid contract dollars won by firms certified for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program.

In an update required every three years, ADOT is proposing that 9.55 percent of total dollars in contracts funded by the Federal Highway Administration go to DBE firms during fiscal years 2018, 2019 and 2020. The agency anticipates that 5 ...

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Phoenix to host final public hearing for ADOT’s Tentative Five-Year Program

Public comment period runs until May 30 for 2018-2022 program

Now is the time to comment on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s recommended plan for the next five years of construction projects.

ADOT is getting ready to hold its third and final public hearing this week on the 2018-2022 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program. Comments can be submitted online as well through May 30.

This comment period helps ADOT and the State Transportation Board, which reviews and approves the program, ...

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Closures on Interstate 17 north of Camp Verde continue Tuesday for emergency utility repairs

Windy conditions on Monday prevented crews from completing the emergency utility repairs on Interstate 17. Work and temporary closures are scheduled to continue Tuesday, May 16, approximately four miles north of the State Route 260 junction.

North and southbound traffic on I-17 will be stopped at milepost 291 while utility crews work to repair power lines and poles. Closures are scheduled to occur between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., with each closure expected to last approximately 15 minutes.

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Closures on Interstate 17 north of Camp Verde needed Monday for emergency utility repairs

Four temporary full closures of Interstate 17 north of Camp Verde will be required on Monday, May 15, to accommodate overhead emergency utility repairs.

North and southbound traffic on I-17 at milepost 291, located approximately four miles north of the State Route 260 Junction in Camp Verde, will be stopped while utility crews work to repair power lines and poles. Closures are scheduled to occur between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., with each closure expected to last approximately 15 minutes.

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Allow extra travel time on State Route 260 east of Camp Verde this week

Motorists traveling on State Route 260 should allow extra time while surface sealant is applied on a 14-mile segment of the highway southeast of Camp Verde. Work will occur on Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 18 during daylight hours between mileposts 230 and 244.

The roadway will be reduced to one lane with a pilot car guiding alternating traffic through the work zone. Drivers should plan for delays of up to 15 minutes; observe reduced speed limits; and watch for ...

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ADOT’s use of rubberized asphalt gives new life to recycled tires

I-17 project in Phoenix is adding new layer of smooth pavement

The rubberized asphalt used by ADOT on many highway paving projects not only creates a smooth ride for drivers, it also provides a second life for the rubber from thousands of old, worn tires that might otherwise be dumped in landfills.

Such is the case with the ongoing project to put a fresh layer of rubberized asphalt on a ...

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There’s still time to attend a public meeting to review I-11 corridor alternatives

Three more meetings scheduled in the Nogales-to-Wickenburg study corridor      

After three successful public meetings in Southern Arizona last week with more than 400 people in attendance, there is still time to get involved and comment on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Interstate 11 environmental study.

Three more public meetings are scheduled over the next week to present the proposed corridor alternatives that are included in the 280-mile-long I-11 study corridor that stretches from Nogales to Wickenburg.

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