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  • 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.

  • From Navajo Route 20 to US 89T

    June 10, 2013
    As you can see in the video above, ADOT and the Navajo Division of Transportation officially broke ground on the Navajo Route 20 paving project yesterday morning. The ceremony marks the start of a project that we’ve blogged about before.

  • Groundbreaking ceremony set for temporary US 89 detour route

    June 7, 2013
    Marking months of planning and collaboration, the Navajo Division of Transportation and ADOT are ready to officially break ground on the Navajo Route 20 paving project.

  • ADOT works to wrap up US 89 geotechnical investigation

    May 29, 2013
    Just as construction to upgrade N20 begins, ADOT is wrapping up its geotechnical investigation at the US 89 landslide site…

  • Work on N20 detour to start soon

    May 21, 2013
    Drivers who have been impacted by the closure on US 89 might be happy to know that work is beginning on Navajo Route 20… That means crews soon will start paving the mostly dirt road so it can (in a few months) serve as an interim detour route until repairs are finished on US 89.