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  • US 89 update

    January 24, 2014
    ADOT is continuing its work toward rebuilding US 89 as soon as safely possible and while there’s no huge project milestone to share with you at the moment, we thought you might be interested in a quick update.

  • US 89: Archaeological site surveys required

    October 17, 2013
    Right now, ADOT is evaluating the US89 project area to see if there are any archaeologically significant sites in the right of way.

  • Newly completed US 89 bypass fully open with no restrictions

    October 15, 2013
    ADOT has completed the fencing along the US 89T corridor to help prevent livestock from crossing the roadway. That means the route is now fully open – nighttime and speed restrictions have been lifted.

  • US 89: Surveys for permits required under Clean Water Act

    September 24, 2013
    The long-term fix for US 89 will involve cutting back the mountain slope, building a gravity buttress wall for support and constructing the new road. But before crews can begin on all that, there’s a lot that has to get done.

  • Newly paved US 89T set to open with restrictions

    August 28, 2013
    ADOT is set to open the newly paved US 89T tomorrow, Aug. 29, albeit with some restrictions. Until construction and fencing is completed, the roadway will be open only during daylight hours (except for local residents) and there will be a 25 mph speed limit.

  • Work on N20 isn't finished yet

    August 16, 2013
    We know many of you are eager for construction on N20 to finish and we want to let you know that we hear you and understand just how ready you are for this roadway to open! While work isn’t done yet, we hope you can be patient for a little bit longer as ADOT works to ensure that the route is a safe roadway that motorists will be able to use for years to come.

  • Taking a look at the long-term fix proposed for US89

    July 18, 2013
    Last week, we all got a look at the long-term fix being proposed to repair the landslide-damaged stretch of US 89 – it’ll involve cutting back the mountain slope and constructing a gravity buttress wall. The repairs, at an estimated cost of $40 million, could take more than two years to complete.

  • Community outreach and US 89

    July 16, 2013
    Last week, when we shared with you the long-term repair solution that has been proposed for US 89, we explained how experts studied the area for months and put together a comprehensive report that includes a major amount of geological data (seriously, the report is 463 pages).

  • ADOT identifies long-term US 89 repair solution

    July 11, 2013
    The geotechnical investigation on US 89 (you know – that one we’ve been blogging about since February) is complete and we’re thrilled to share news of the results.

  • Navajo Route 20 is closed for construction

    June 17, 2013
    Yes, paving on N20 has begun, but drivers shouldn’t plan on using the route as a detour until construction is completed later this summer.