ROAD WORK ROUNDUP: Segments of Interstate 10 and US 60 around the state are getting a lot of attention this week with new projects starting and previously initiated projects continuing in central, southern and eastern Arizona. But we also have more work starting or continuing on I-17, SR 95, SR 92 and SR 86. Read the full roundup below:
I-10 north of Tucson
Paving work will restrict Interstate 10 and close off-ramps between Sunset and Tangerine roads this week.
The work is scheduled from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and will reduce the roadway to one lane near the Rillito River and near Avra Valley Road on Monday, as well as close the westbound on- and off-ramps at Avra Valley until 7 a.m.
Westbound I-10 near Cortaro Road will be reduced to one lane on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the westbound on-ramp closed on Tuesday and the westbound off-ramp closed Wednesday. The speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph where crews are working.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2yIOZxU
I-17 in Flagstaff
Southbound Interstate 17 will close overnight at the I-40 interchange in Flagstaff while crews continue to remove the westbound I-40 bridge decks as part of a $10 million project to improve the intersection.
Beginning Sunday, the road will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Friday. Drivers heading south out of Flagstaff will need to take I-40 west to the Flagstaff Ranch Road exit and come around to I-40 eastbound to take the exit for I-17 south.
Also, I-40 has been narrowed to one lane in each direction through the interchange.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2IAzxnl
I-10 in Cochise County
The right lane of westbound I-10 near milepost 318, between Dragoon and Johnson roads near the Texas Canyon Rest Areas, is scheduled to close each day between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2wzF7oV
US 60 in Show Low
Final paving continues on a $7 million project to widen US 60 between State Route 77 and 40th Street in Show Low.
The road will be restricted to one lane in each direction during the day from Wednesday to Friday.
On Monday night from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the intersection of US 60 and SR 77, locally known as Penrod Road, will be closed overnight.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2K23OAJ
I-10 near Casa Grande
Ongoing work to widen Interstate 10 near the Interstate 8 interchange in Casa Grande has left lane closed nightly between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. through July 3. A 12-foot vehicle-width restriction will also be in place.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2HpbDfp
US 60 near SR 73
Paving preservation continues on US 60 south of the State Route 73 junction through July 13.
US 60 will remain narrowed to one lane of alternating south- and northbound travel between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday while crews work on different segments between mileposts 301 and 311. Sections of the highway will reopen as crews complete work. The US 60 will reopen to two lanes of traffic after crews finish each day.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2K77wJa
SR 95 in Parker
Restrictions continue on State Route 95 and Mohave Road near Parker.
The $798,591 project includes widening lanes, installing new traffic signals and pavement improvements. The work restricts SR 95 to one lane in both directions between 21st Street and Shea Road.
The road will be restricted 24 hours a day starting Monday, expect on weekends between 5 p.m. Fridays and 4 a.m. Mondays.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2t1lrX0
SR 92 in Sierra Vista
Nightly delays are expected on State Route 92 between Foothills Drive and Kachina Trail in Sierra Vista for paving work.
The work will occur from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays, with the exception of Independence Day. The highway will be restricted to a single lane in each direction, law enforcement will direct traffic at intersections and the speed limit will be reduced to 35 mph. Access to businesses will be maintained.
Read more about the project here: www.azdot.gov/SR92Fry2KachinaTrail.
SR 86 and Kinney Road
Paving work on State Route 86/Ajo Way near Kinney Road will continue to cause delays.
Intermittent traffic stops will be required 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each weekday through early July. Northbound and southbound traffic on Kinney Road should prepare for delays of approximately 20 minutes. Eastbound and westbound traffic on State Route 86 should prepare for 10-minute delays.
The paving is part of a $40 million project that is expected to be complete in fall 2018. Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2t4r7iJ.
Gila Ridge Road near I-8
Restrictions on Gila Ridge Road near Interstate 8 and Araby Road will continue through June 29 as crews excavate an underground storm water system and retaining wall.
Gila Ridge Road is closed in both directions near the Tanimura and Antle Produce building entrance and left-turns onto Gila Ridge Road will be restricted. Drivers can access businesses on Gila Ridge Road by using Avenue 3E. Westbound traffic will be permitted on Gila Ridge Road after 5 p.m. Friday.
In addition, the eastbound I-8 off-ramp at Araby Road remains closed until mid-August. Araby Road is reduced to one lane in both directions between 30th and 26th streets through fall 2018. An 11-foot vehicle width restriction is in place for northbound and southbound traffic on Araby Road.
Read more about the project here: https://bit.ly/2tJtBEV