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Brush fire closes AZ I-17 near Sunset Point

Sedona AZ (July 9, 2017) – Both directions of Arizona Interstate 17 are closed due to a wild land fire, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. ADOT is advising that a two mile section of AZ I-17 is closed: Northbound AZ I-17 is closed at the Sunset Point rest area exit. All southbound traffic will exit at Badger Springs Road, will turn around and be directed to head north. There... 

Pull Aside, Stay Alive Monsoon Weather Dangers

Sedona AZ (June 13, 2017) – Coming soon: Spectacular sunsets and brief heat relief from monsoon moisture. Also coming soon: Low- or no-visibility on roadways caused by dust storms. Monsoon season is returning to Arizona and during Monsoon Awareness Week, June 12-16, the Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding drivers how to stay safe on roadways when dust storms arrive. Arizona dust... 

Dog on Lap While Driving: Unsafe and Illegal

Poco Diablo McGuire gives a Four Paws Up view of how to drive safely with furry pals in his new article as the Sedona Eye Pet Columnist. Welcome, Poco D! Sedona AZ (January 5, 2017) – While driving under the influence was once the major focus of safety on the road, distracted driving of all kinds has gained national attention in recent years. Texting and driving has proven to be the latest serious... 

City of Sedona Striping of SR 89A Continues

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ Sedona AZ (August 3, 2016) – The City of Sedona contractor will complete permanent striping on State Route 89A between Forest Road and north of Art Barn Lane on the evenings of Monday, August 8, 2016, and Tuesday, August 9, 2016. This work was originally scheduled for August 1 through August 2, 2016, but was delayed due to weather. Work will primarily... 

Memorial Day Weekend Safety Reminders

Sedona AZ (May 26, 2016) – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind all residents and visitors to Northern Arizona over the Memorial Holiday Weekend about some safety measures to keep your weekend enjoyable. The CCSO will conduct increased patrols throughout Coconino County roads, forests and waterways as part of our two-pronged approach of safety education and enforcement.... 

Dust Wind and Possible Snow in Forecast

Arizona dust storm Sedona AZ (April 16, 2016) – With the weekend forecast calling for gusty winds along with the possibility of snow in higher elevations, motorists should be on alert for adverse weather including blowing dust and limited visibility, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Even though monsoon season hasn’t started, blowing dust is possible throughout the year.... 

Snow Impacted Travel Expected MLK Weekend

A 2011 accident scene involving an overturned snowplow that injured its driver Sedona AZ (January 15, 2016) – Recent snowstorms combined with the long holiday weekend means winter recreation areas along US 180 near Flagstaff are expected to see heavy traffic, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Motorists using US 180 during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend should... 

Know High Country Weather Conditions Before You Go

Flagstaff Arizona winter travel alert photo SedonaEye.com Sedona AZ (January 8, 2016) – The Arizona Coconino County Sheriff’s Office would like to advise residents who own seasonal homes in rural unincorporated neighborhoods in the high country of Coconino County to know the existing conditions in those neighborhoods before traveling there. Some neighborhoods are experiencing power outages,... 

ADOT Interstate 17 Paving Work Continues

Sedona AZ (August 26, 2014) – Overnight paving work on AZ Interstate 17 (I-17) southbound of State Route 169 continues this week through the end of September. Daytime paving work will continue in the northbound and southbound directions on I-17 between the State Route 169 junction and the Dugas/Orme exit (mileposts 268 to 279). As weather permits, drivers can expect a single lane restriction... 

Overnight Closures Continue on I-17

Sedona AZ (December 17, 2013) – The Arizona Interstate 17 climbing lane project south of Camp Verde will require several one-hour closures overnight throughout this week. Each night, starting tonight through Thursday, December 19, the AZ I-17 will be closed in both directions from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and from 1:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. and then again for an hour at 2:30 a.m. as blasting continues... 
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