Drivers should allow extra travel time and plan for possible delays.

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for lane restrictions on US 95 in Yuma.

Contractors are scheduled to apply asphalt to preserve and seal pavement, stripe the roadway and do related work.

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While ADOT works to minimize delays, drivers should check 511 before trips

PHOENIX – With warm weather returning, the Arizona Department of Transportation is resuming projects to repair and preserve the surfaces of state highways in Arizona’s high country.

While ADOT works to minimize delays for those traveling to and from northern Arizona, including not scheduling work over weekends and holidays, highways at higher elevations can only be paved during warmer months. Drivers heading north this summer should prepare by checking the Arizona Traveler Information site az511.gov, calling 511 and following ADOT’s Twitter account (@ArizonaDOT) to get the latest information on highway restrictions.

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Motorists will soon be able to access several popular outdoor attractions in the state when the Arizona Department of Transportation reopens portions of several highways in April and May.

State highways scheduled to reopen are:

State Route 261 between Eagar and Big Lake in the White Mountains – April 15
State Route 273 between Sunrise Park and Big Lake in the White Mountains – April 15
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April 1 deadline is nearing for input on potential I-10 improvements

The Arizona Department of Transportation reminds members of the public to share their comments and input regarding the Environmental Assessment of the I-10 Broadway Curve study area between the Interstate 17 “Split” interchange in Phoenix and the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in Chandler, one of the most heavily traveled corridors in the Valley.

About 200 people attended ADOT's Feb. 26 public information and scoping meeting in Tempe to hear a presentation about the potential improvements, ask questions and submit comments. All meeting materials presented at the meeting are available on the study homepage at azdot.gov/I10BroadwayCurve under “Public Meetings Documents.”

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Work starting in April requires 224-mile detour for loads wider than 10 feet

PHOENIX – Motorists using Interstate 15 in far northwestern Arizona will need to budget extra travel time over the next year as the Arizona Department of Transportation improves the decks of three bridges through the Virgin River Gorge between St. George, Utah, and Mesquite, Nevada.

Starting in April, crews will resurface the decks of Bridge No. 2 and Bridge No. 5, while Bridge No. 4 will get a new deck. Crews will move all traffic to one side of the freeway while working on the other, allowing one travel lane in each direction.

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Public information/ scoping meeting will address traffic needs and current Environmental Assessment

The Arizona Department of Transportation will host a public information and scoping meeting regarding transportation needs and the current environmental study of Interstate 10 (Maricopa Freeway) between the Interstate 17 in Phoenix (Split) and the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) in Chandler.

The public is encouraged to attend, learn more about the Environmental Assessment currently taking place to study traffic concerns in the area, provide input and discuss potential improvements that are being considered.

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