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Roadwork on I-17 Will Cause Overnight Lane Restrictions Featured

Traveling to Flagstaff on I-17 this week? Overnight restrictions will start at 7 PM, Monday, April 11 - Friday, April 15.

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  • Road work on I-17 will take place this week
  • It will require overnight lane closures from 7 PM to 6 AM, Monday - Friday
  • Two projects are being worked on - fiber optic cable installation and I-17 Improvement Project
  • Watch for road signs and slowdowns
  • Read more...

 

Plan for overnight lane restrictions on Interstate 17 between New River and Flagstaff, from Monday, April 11, to Friday, April 15

As work continues on Interstate 17 north of Phoenix for fiber-optic cable installation and theInterstate 17 Improvement Project between Anthem Way and Sunset Point, motorists should expect lane closures in the week ahead. The Arizona Department of Transportation urges motorists to slow down, be prepared to merge into the open lane and use caution around construction personnel and equipment while the following lane and shoulder closures are in place:

  • Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (right lane closed) near Black Canyon City (milepost 243) from 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, to 6 a.m. Thursday, April 14.

  • Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (right lane closed) south of the Sunset Point Rest Area (mileposts 251-249) overnight from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Tuesday night, April 12, to Friday morning, April 15.

Please be advised of intermittent daytime shoulder closures from Anthem Way to Sunset Point (mileposts 229-252).

Southbound I-17 (Kelly Canyon Road to Stoneman Lake Road)

  • Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane between Kelly Canyon and Newman Park roads (mileposts 331-329) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, through Thursday, April 14, and from 6 a.m. to noon Friday, April 15.
  • The shoulder of southbound I-17 will be closed in 2-mile increments from the Munds Park exit to Stoneman Lake Road (mileposts 323-309) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, through Thursday, April 14, and from 6 a.m. to noon Friday, April 15.
    • A vehicle width limit of 16 feet will be in place.
    • Oversized vehicles can be accommodated with advance notice.

Southbound I-17 (Cornville Road to State Route 69)

  • Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (left lane and shoulder closed) at Cornville Road (milepost 293) overnight from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Monday night, April 11, and continuing to Friday morning, April 15.
  • Southbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (right lane and shoulder closed) between SR 169 and SR 69 (mileposts 277-272) from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 11, through Thursday, April 14.
  • A vehicle width limit of 14 feet will be in place.

Northbound I-17

  • Northbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (right lane and shoulder closed) at Little Squaw Creek (milepost 239) overnight from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Wednesday night, April 13, and continuing to Friday morning, April 15. 
    • A vehicle width limit of 14 feet will be in place.
  • The shoulder of northbound I-17 will be closed in 2-mile increments from the McGuireville Rest Area to Stoneman Lake Road (mileposts 296-309) daily from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, through Thursday, April 14, and from 6 a.m. to noon Friday, April 15.
  • Northbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane between Newman Park and Kelly Canyon roads (mileposts 329-331) daily from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, April 11, through Thursday, April 14, and from 6 a.m. to noon Friday, April 15. 
    • A vehicle width limit of 16 feet will be in place
    • Oversized vehicles can be accommodated with advance notice.

Speed limits may be reduced in the work zones. For the most up-to-date information, visitaz511.gov or call 511, except while driving. 

ADOT is installing high-speed fiber optic infrastructure along 67 miles of I-17 between the McGuireville Rest Area (north of Camp Verde) and Anthem Way. Work is expected to continue through mid-2022, and will proceed along I-17 in segments of several miles per week. Crews are installing conduit and pull-box systems, fiber optic cables, node buildings and load centers. Learn more on the project website or call the ADOT Project Information Line at 855.712.8530.

The long-awaited I-17 Improvement Project between Anthem Way and Sunset Point includes widening 15 miles of north- and southbound I-17 between Anthem Way and Black Canyon City; replacing two bridges and widening 10 others; and constructing approximately 8 miles of flex lanes between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point. ADOT anticipates construction will begin later this year and continue for about three years. Learn more at improvingi17.com or call the project information line at 1.877.476.1717.

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or go to azdot.gov/contact and select Projects from the drop-down menu. For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT's Traveler Information Site at www.az511.gov, Need to know where a milepost is? Click on the "Mile Markers" icon on the map at www.az511.com. Follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.

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