August 7, 2014
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Every winter season, Dave Harmon spends many days and nights plowing snow and ice to clear the highways in the Holbrook area. The hours are long, the weather can be treacherous, and the conditions are challenging, even dangerous at times, especially when drivers don’t give the plows enough room to work.
Crews repaved sinkhole area on northbound lane today
State Route 89A in the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks (mileposts 387-390) was fully reopened this morning after crews reopened the southbound lane, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Motorists who regularly travel between Phoenix and Payson on State Route 87 need to plan ahead or allow extra travel time as the Arizona Department of Transportation starts work next week on a safety improvement project, approximately 10 miles north of Sunflower.
Highway closed before 6 a.m.
Interstate 17 southbound is closed in Camp Verde due to a fatal crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Popular Sedona turnoff affects road to Beaver Creek
Beginning next week, Coconino National Forest will be replacing an outdated single-lane bridge along Forest Road 618—a heavily used road used by the public when exiting Interstate 17 to reach Beaver Creek near Sedona.
multiple fatalities closed highway for hours
Interstate 40 westbound has reopened about 15 miles east of Flagstaff following an earlier crash that involved multiple fatalities, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.