Governor Doug Ducey today announced significant improvements to Interstate 17 north of Phoenix. The governor was joined by the directors of the Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona Department of Public Safety and Arizona Office of Tourism along with business leaders, local elected officials and transportation stakeholders.
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use State Route 89 in Prescott to plan for overnight road closures while contractors are paving the roadway.
With planned Interstate 17 flex lanes between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point set for construction starting by 2021, the state budget approved by state lawmakers and signed by Governor Doug Ducey provides the additional funding needed to also complete widening I-17 south of where the flex system will be built.
Roundabouts are becoming increasingly used in Arizona instead of intersections, because research has shown that they improve traffic and reduce accidents greatly. They are also fun to drive if you understand how they work!
The official app of the Arizona Department of Transportation, ADOT Alerts is a free, must-have app for those who travel on Arizona’s highways. ADOT Alerts provides real-time information to travelers about unplanned, major events that are impacting traffic so informed decisions can be made to avoid lengthy delays or potentially dangerous situations.
Spouse Drive road improvements begin October 9, 2017 – Prescott Valley.