Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider an alternate route

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use State Route 89 in Prescott to plan for overnight road closures while contractors install electrical conduit across the roadway. Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:
• SR 89 will be closed in both directions from State Route 89A to Deep Well Ranch Road from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. Detour: Drivers can use Deep Well Ranch Road to access north- and southbound SR 89. All truck traffic will be diverted to Willow Creek Road.
• Law enforcement will be in place directing traffic. ADOT will limit access to local traffic only.
• Drivers should obey traffic control devices and use caution around construction personnel and equipment.
Learn more on the project web page at

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

Announcements, Slider Overnight closure of State Route 89 in Prescott beginning Feb. 19