I-17 Closures Scheduled for Next Week Featured

Interstate 17 lane closures scheduled from Anthem Way to General Crook Trail near Camp Verde from Sunday, June 12, to Friday, June 17

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  • Work continues on Interstate 17 south of Flagstaff for fiber-optic cable installation 
  • Motorists should plan for lane closures next week
  • Northbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane nightly from Anthem Way to Sunset Point Rest Area
  • Speed limits may be reduced in the work zones
  • Read more…


Watch for work zones, plan for delays

As work continues on Interstate 17 south of Flagstaff for fiber-optic cable installation, motorists should plan for 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 closures are in place:

Northbound I-17

  • Northbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane nightly (right lane closed) from Anthem Way to the Sunset Point Rest Area (mileposts 229-252) from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday evening, June 12, to Friday morning, June 17.

         -  A vehicle-width limit of 14 feet will be in place.

  • Northbound I-17 will be narrowed to one lane (right lane closed) from north of State Route 169 to General Crook Trail (mileposts 281-285) daily from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning the morning of Monday, June 13, through the evening of Thursday, June 16.

        -  A vehicle-width limit of 16 feet will be in place.

Speed limits may be reduced in the work zones. For the most up-to-date information, visit az511.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.

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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