The Arizona Department of Transportation will close lanes beginning Monday (July 18) on a 10-mile segment of Highway 87 from one mile north of Payson to one mile south of Pine, for the next week as crews apply a chip seal surface to the roadway. Work hours will be 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Highway 260 will also see closures along a two-mile stretch 20 miles east of Payson at 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday until Aug. 31. The roadway will be closed for about 45 minutes each day.
The Highway 87 lane closures will be approximately three miles long and traffic will be directed through the work zone in alternating directions. Drivers can expect delays of up to 30 minutes.