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Powerful winter storm hampers travel across much of Arizona

Sedona AZ – Multiple stretches of Arizona’s highways were closed as of Thursday afternoon, February 21, due to a powerful winter storm whose fury continues across much of the state. With the heavy weather expected to last into Friday and snow forecast to extend into southeastern Arizona overnight, the safest option remains delaying travel to and through higher elevations until the Arizona Department... 

ADOT Weekend February 22-25 Travel Advisory

Sedona AZ – The following is an ADOT weekend travel advisory for the Phoenix area. Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions: Westbound Loop 101 closed between Seventh Street and Interstate 17 in north Phoenix from 10:00 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. Monday (Feb. 25) Westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane at 67th Avenue in west Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 24) Eastbound... 

ADOT Pecos Road Loop 202 to close nightly to relocate rock

Sedona AZ – A portion of Pecos Road and the new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway lanes in Ahwatukee will close nightly, beginning Sunday, February 24, through late April, to allow crews building the South Mountain Freeway to haul large amounts rock remaining from controlled rock blasting near Desert Foothills Parkway. Pecos Road, including the recently opened temporary configuration that has traffic... 

ADOT February 15-18 Weekend Travel Alert

Sedona AZ – The following is an ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Phoenix Area) for February 15-19, 2019. Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions: The planned weekend closure of westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix (between Seventh Street and I-17) has been POSTPONED due to rain in the forecast. The closure will be rescheduled on a future weekend as part of the new Loop 101 widening... 

ADOT Weekend Phoenix Travel Advisory

Sedona AZ – The ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Phoenix Area) for February 8-11, 2019 follows. Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions: Eastbound I-10 closed between 67th and 51st avenues from 9 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 10) for bridge work at Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Eastbound Loop 101 closed between I-17 and Seventh Street in north Phoenix from... 

ADOT crews working on new South Mountain Freeway interchange

Sedona AZ (February 7, 2019) – Motorists traveling from the West Valley toward downtown Phoenix this weekend should allow extra travel time and plan ahead to avoid a closure of eastbound Arizona Interstate 10 (Papago Freeway) between 67th and 51st Avenues due to construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Eastbound I-10 will be closed... 

Phoenix Open events begin Wednesday

Sedona AZ (January 29, 2019) – Motorists should plan for heavier than normal traffic on the Loop 101 Pima Freeway in north Scottsdale with the Waste Management Phoenix Open beginning Wednesday and lasting through Sunday, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Morning and evening Loop 101 traffic may be heavy in the area of TPC Scottsdale, especially around Hayden Road and Frank... 

AZ Education Superintendent Applauds Governor Ducey Budget

Sedona AZ (January 18, 2019) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman’s statement on Governor Doug Ducey’s proposed new budget: “Last year, voters sent a clear message for us to fix education in Arizona. We face an unprecedented teacher shortage, spending per student remains among the lowest in the nation, and many of our schools need vital repairs. With the 20×2020... 

ADOT Expect Delays Over Weekend in Snow Play Areas

Watch for ADOT signs. Sedona AZ (January 18, 2019) – The combination of a winter holiday weekend and recent snow can be a magnet for those looking to ski, sled or toss a few snowballs. If you’re heading to play in the snow, be ready for the possibility that you’ll see heavy traffic and delays, especially on the trip home, in popular areas such as US 180 northwest of Flagstaff. Leave prepared... 

ADOT to close I-10 west of Phoenix

Sedona AZ (January 17, 2019) – ADOT I-10 and South Mountain Freeway update through January 21, 2019, alerts the public that Eastbound I-10 west of downtown Phoenix this weekend will close and crews will shift traffic for the next phase of South Mountain Freeway work. Motorists traveling from the West Valley toward downtown Phoenix this weekend should allow extra travel time and plan ahead to... 
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