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Sedona Emergency Responders Busy Holiday Weekend

Sedona AZ (May 30, 2017) – The Memorial Day weekend in Sedona proved to be a busy one for emergency responders. Over the long holiday weekend, Sedona Fire District crews responded to three back country rescues, a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Oak Creek Canyon and, during a particularly busy period, SFD answered ten emergency calls in less than three hours. The holiday began on Friday as Sedona... 

Got dirt? Earthwork plays key role in building South Mountain Freeway

Sedona AZ (May 29, 2017) – Building a freeway requires moving a lot of dirt, particularly for the roadway surface, and to build bridge and wall foundations, embankments and connecting ramps. For the twenty two mile Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, the largest ever highway project in Arizona, crews will haul and compact about 10 million cubic yards of earth, the equivalent of more than 800,000... 

Ehrenberg Port of Entry delays

Sedona AZ (May 26, 2017) – Reconstruction of the Ehrenberg Port of Entry on eastbound Interstate 10 near the California state line will mean delays for most drivers and, after the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a detour for loads wider than 10 feet. Arizona I-10 eastbound has been reduced to a single, 10-foot lane at the port, about three miles east of the Colorado River. Drivers returning to... 

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... 

Arizona I-17 Lane Restrictions Alert

Sedona AZ (October 22, 2013) – The Arizona Department of Transportation is replacing highway signs along Interstate 17 as part of a statewide sign rehabilitation project today and Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Crews will periodically restrict one lane of Interstate 17 from the State Route 260 and I-17 junction in Camp Verde to State Route 179, at the Sedona exit, as crews install new roadway signs. The... 

Overnight Bridge Work to Close I-17 Intermittently

Arizona Interstate 17 Construction Update Sedona AZ (October 27, 2012) – The following late night closures and restrictions will be in place on Interstate 17 at Cordes Junction next week as crews work on the new bridges, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation: Monday night into early Tuesday morning, October 29 through October 30: ● The northbound lanes of I-17 will be closed... 

ADOT HWY 179 Travel & Construction Information

ADOT SR 179 Improvement Project: What to Watch for the Week of March 8:   For a complete listing of freeway and highway restrictions across Arizona visit ADOT’s Travel Information Site at www.az511.com or call 5-1-1. If you have information for the Scenic 179 construction updates, please send it to pr@scenic179.com or fax to 928-204-9835. You can also visit their website at www.scenic179.com.  Read More →
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