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ADOT Interstate 40 pavement repair continues

ADOT works to repair highway damage caused by back to back winter storms Sedona AZ (February 17, 2017) – After the back-to-back winter storms that took a toll on highways in Arizona’s high country, Arizona Department of Transportation maintenance crews are continuing to repair pavement along Interstate 40 west of Flagstaff. This week, maintenance crews completed pavement repairs along I-40... 

ADOT I-10 traffic interchange project continues

Sedona AZ (February 17, 2017) – Drivers on Arizona Interstate 10 near Ina Road will need to be alert for lane restrictions and a few changes now that a 25-month Arizona Department of Transportation project to rebuild the Ina Road traffic interchange has begun. Westbound I-10 will be restricted to one lane between Sunset and Cortaro roads beginning at 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, as crews prepare... 

ADOT postpones Phoenix I-10 weekend closure

Sedona AZ (February 16, 2017) – A planned weekend long closure of eastbound Interstate 10 in the Phoenix West Valley has been postponed due to the forecast calling for rain, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The work will be rescheduled for a future weekend. Along with a westbound closure that occurred last weekend, the eastbound I-10 closure that had been planned between... 

SFD Implements New Burn Season Regulations

Sedona AZ (February 15, 2017) – Beginning March 1, 2017, the Sedona Fire District will implement new burn season regulations. These new regulations will impact only the timing of burns. Fire Marshal Jon Davis explains, “After fielding several calls from citizens and working with our dispatch center, it became evident that it would benefit all parties if Sedona Fire District were to adopt burn... 

Plan for delays: Eastbound I-10 closed this weekend

Sedona AZ (February 15, 2017) – Drivers planning to use Interstate 10 in the West Valley this weekend should allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes with the eastbound lanes closed between 75th and 51st avenues in order to prepare for construction of a Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Last weekend, westbound I-10 was closed for similar work. Expect heavy traffic and... 

Thousands Evacuated Due to Compromised California Dam

Sedona AZ (February 14, 2017) – An estimated 4,800 people in northern California are in 28 Red Cross and community shelters after being forced to leave their homes due to compromised Oroville Dam spillways which could potentially cause catastrophic flooding. At least 188,000 people have been ordered to evacuate and officials report it could be up to two weeks before they can return home. “We... 

Cottonwood AZ Silver Alert Update

Sedona AZ (February 12, 2017) – The following is an update to the Silver Alert issued by the Cottonwood AZ Police Department on February 11, 2017 for Shirley Ludwig. On 2/13/17 at 2159 hours, Prescott Police Department  found Ludwig in her vehicle. She was taken to Yavapai/Prescott Medical Center: Sunday, February 12, 2017 Alert Status: Located Investigating Agency: Cottonwood PD Contact Person:... 

Sedona Fire District Media Campaign Should Be No Go

Sedona AZ (February 10, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Sedona Eye editor and readers, I want to give you a heads-up that it’s a long one… Sedona Fire Station #4 on Forest Road Have you been following the media campaign that the Sedona Fire District has been orchestrating through its articles in the Sedona Red Rock News? Three in a row (1/25, 1/27, and... 

Flake Helps Firefighters Secure Exemption from Federal Hiring Freeze

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake Sedona AZ (February 7, 2017) – U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, today issued the following statement after receiving assurances from the Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seasonal firefighters will be exempt from the federal hiring freeze: “Securing this commitment to exempt... 

Your Turn to Write Clever Highway Safety Messages

Sedona AZ (February 7, 2017) – Arizona, show us your creativity. It might save a life. You’ve seen the quirky safety messages the Arizona Department of Transportation displays on overhead signs – remember “Hello from the other side, buckle up and stay alive” and “New year, new you, use your blinker”? Now, ADOT is kicking off its Safety Message Contest, and the winning safety slogan will... 
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