August 7, 2014
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Crash forced temporary closure of highway
The Arizona Department of Transportation has reopened State Route 87 northbound about 20 miles north of Fountain Hills. A crash briefly closed the highway on the morning the the busy Memorial Day weekend. The closure was near milepost 207, which is about eight miles north of the Bush Highway intersection.
Lanes reopened near Sunflower
Just in time for the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Arizona Department of Transportation has lifted all traffic restrictions along State Route 87.
A semi rollover has closed both directions of State Route 87 about 20 miles south of Payson, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The closure is at milepost 228.
Northbound lanes through work zone will become a two-way roadway through April 24
Drivers traveling between Phoenix and Payson this month on State Route 87 north of Sunflower will be shifted onto the northbound lanes starting Thursday, April 9 between mileposts 223 and 229. Delays of up to 25 minutes are possible.
Contruction slows traffic near Sunflower
Northbound traffic on State Route 87 north of Sunflower will remain on a single lane of the southbound lanes through the work zone which is currently a two-lane roadway through next Wednesday, April 8 between mileposts 223 and 229.
School buses first to use newly rebuilt roadway after $25 million repair is completed following 2013 landslide
At approximately 4:15 p.m. Friday, US 89 south of Page was reopened to traffic for the first time following a Feb. 20, 2013, landslide that caused catastrophic damage to the roadway, requiring a 23-mile closure between the junction of State Route 98 in Page and US 89A near Bitter Springs.
crash snarled traffic for hours
PHOENIX — Following a crash, northbound lanes of Interstate 17 have reopened near Black Canyon City, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Northbound lanes still open in Sedona
A crash has closed southbound lanes of Interstate 17 near State Route 179, , according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
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.