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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 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... 

Sedona Presidents Day Weekend Winter Storm Alert

Sedona AZ – The National Weather Service is tracking a series of winter storms expected to bring ice, snow and snow showers to Sedona beginning Friday evening and continuing through President’s Day. The NWS calls for 1-4 inches of snow accumulation possible through this period at elevations around 4,000 feet, accompanied by blustery winds. The city of Sedona, ADOT and surrounding counties... 

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... 

Westbound US 60 in Tempe lane closures tonight

Sedona AZ (January 17, 2019) – Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) will be narrowed during overnight hours Thursday night (January 17) for traffic control changes between Mill Avenue and Interstate 10 in Tempe, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Following other traffic flow improvements made last summer, crews are removing flexible lane delineator posts that have separated... 

No lives lost on Arizona highways during Thanksgiving holiday

Sedona AZ (November 28, 2018) – The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is reporting no collision fatalities on state highways patrolled by AZDPS during the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday evening November 21, through Sunday evening November 25. This success is due to the combined efforts of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Arizona Department of Transportation,... 

Grand Canyon North Rim SR 67 to close

Sedona AZ (November 26, 2018) – Arizona State Route 67 between Jacob Lake (US 89A) and the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is scheduled to close for the winter season on Monday, December 3, 2018. ADOT doesn’t clear snow from AZ SR 67 during the winter since North Rim visitor accommodations are closed. The highway reopens each spring, usually around mid-May. AZ US 89A remains open during... 

ADOT Weekend Travel Advisory (Phoenix Area)

Sedona AZ (November 1, 2018) – Drivers should be aware of the following travel advisories and restrictions for this weekend, November 2 -5, 2018: Westbound I-10 closed between 43rd Avenue and 67th Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 5) while crews shift traffic lanes for construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Eastbound I-10 closed at Perryville Road in... 

ADOT Loop 202 Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory

Sedona AZ (August 3, 2018) –  Sections of eastbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in southeast Mesa will be closed at times this weekend (August 3-6) for freeway management technology work, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Restrictions also are scheduled this weekend in a pair of locations along AZ I-10 in the Phoenix area. Drivers should allow extra travel time, use caution... 

ADOT advises prior planning to avoid westbound I-10 weekend closure

Sedona AZ (July 26, 2018) – Motorists traveling to the West Valley this weekend, including those attending Saturday’s Arizona Cardinals’ training camp practice at the University of Phoenix Stadium, should allow extra travel time and plan ahead to avoid a closure of westbound Arizona Interstate 10 (Papago Freeway) between 51st and 67th avenues, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Westbound... 
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