Southeast District Projects

US 70 Passing Lane project near Peridot

The Arizona Department of Transportation has begun a project to add a passing lane along about 1 mile of US 70 near Peridot.  Work is taking place just west of the San Carlos High School between milepost 268 and milepost 269.

Drivers should plan for lane restrictions from June through October 2018.  Motorists can expect shoulder closures, single-lane travel, and flagger stations with possible pilot car operations.

The project includes the following elements:

  • Widening the existing roadway
  • Milling and repaving the existing travel lanes
  • Extending several pipes and box culverts

Work is scheduled to take place between approximately 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays. The speed limit within the work zone will be reduced from 55 mph to 35 mph.

Drivers and pedestrians should proceed through the work zone with caution, slow down and watch for construction personnel and equipment.

18-131 US 70 Passing Lane Project Map
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De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.