Controlled rock blasting next week; plan for overnight full closures and delays.
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises motorists to plan for overnight lane closures and restrictions on Interstate 17 during the upcoming week. The restrictions will begin the evening of Monday, Feb.12, and end the morning of Friday, Feb. 16, as work continues on the I-17 Improvement Project between Anthem Way and Sunset Point.
There will be no construction-related traffic restrictions on I-17 between Anthem Way and Sunset Point from 7 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, through 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents Day.
Drivers should allow extra travel time, drive with caution, and reduce their speed around construction personnel and equipment while the following closures and restrictions are in place:
Controlled Rock Blasting Schedule – Expect delays of at least one hour and backups of about two miles.