Happy Independence Day from ADOT. No full closures for construction or maintenance are scheduled along state highways this weekend (July 5-7). Please use caution and allow extra time, especially during peak travel periods over the Fourth of July and the weekend. Be prepared for possible lane or ramp restrictions in existing work zones.

A) Southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) on-ramp at Guadalupe Road and southbound off-ramp at Elliot Road closed overnight from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights (July 5-6) for widening project. Use caution and watch for highway workers and equipment in work zones. Please view the Weekend Travel Advisory map for more information.

Be a safe driver during Arizona’s summer travel season. Check your vehicle, including tire pressure, ahead of your trip. Be patient, obey speed limits, buckle up and never drive while impaired. Arrange for a designated driver or ride service. Be prepared for unscheduled closures or delays by packing extra water, snack foods and a kit with other emergency supplies, including a flashlight, prescription medications and fully charged cell phone. 

It’s fire season. You can help reduce sparks along highways

  • Don’t allow tow chains to drag on pavement
  • Don’t stop your vehicle in areas with dry grass or brush
  • Don’t toss lit cigarettes from vehicles

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