North Central Projects

U.S. Route 89 Landslide

Updates Archive

Date News Release
July 14, 2014 US 89 landslide repairs to begin later this month
Damaged highway south of Page set to reopen before next summer travel season
March 27, 2014 ADOT selects preconstruction contractor for emergency repairs on US 89
Contractor that completed US 89T will work on landslide repair
Feb. 19, 2014 Project to rebuild US 89 near Page moves forward
Construction on emergency repair could start as soon as early summer
Oct. 15, 2013 Newly completed US 89 bypass fully open with no restrictions
Nighttime, speed restrictions lifted on US 89T after fencing is finished
Aug. 28, 2013 From Navajo Route 20 to US 89T: Shorter detour opens to Page, Lake Powell
Newly paved roadway to open with restrictions prior to Labor Day weekend
July 25, 2013 ADOT to host public meetings next week to discuss US 89 repair solution
Bitter Springs, Page to also receive update on Navajo Route 20 paving
July 10, 2013 ADOT identifies long-term US 89 repair solution near Page
Geotechnical investigation complete on landslide-damaged highway
June 17, 2013 Paving begins on future US 89 interim detour route
Navajo Route 20 closed until work is complete
June 4, 2013 Groundbreaking ceremony set for temporary US 89 detour route
May 28, 2013 ADOT begins work on future interim detour route for closed US 89
Navajo Route 20 paving to be completed this summer
May 8, 2013 ADOT awarded $35 million in federal aid for US 89 landslide repairs
Emergency relief funds also to establish shorter interim detour route
April 12, 2013 State Transportation Board approves funding for shorter US 89 detour
Navajo tribal road to serve as temporary US 89 route once paving is complete
April 9, 2013 ADOT's geotechnical investigation on US 89 landslide enters final stages
Heavy construction to begin to build access to bottom of mountain slope
April 4, 2013 Tourism spots in northern Arizona remain open despite US 89 closure
ADOT establishes safe detour routes, works on long-term solutions for highway
March 27, 2013 ADOT field office to address community inquiries on US 89 closure
Public invited to visit Page City Hall on Wednesdays and Thursdays
March 21, 2013 ADOT plans shorter detour for highway closed by landslide south of Page
Once paved, Navajo tribal road may serve as temporary US 89
March 5, 2013 ADOT estimates $35 million in federal aid to repair US 89
$2 million in quick release funds approved to start necessary repairs
March 1, 2013 ADOT engineers conduct geotechnical analysis at US 89 landslide
YouTube video explains work of agency's geotechnical engineers
March 1, 2013 Governor Jan Brewer Issues Emergency Declaration Following Highway 89 Collapse
March 1, 2013 Governor's Declaration of Emergency: US 89
Feb. 26, 2013 Slope damage near US 89 closure is unsafe for pedestrians
US 160 and State Route 98, US 89A remain designated detour routes
Feb. 25, 2013 Drivers have options to avoid US 89 closure south of Page
US 89A, State Route 98, US 160 remain open
Feb. 21, 2013 US 89 south of Page to remain closed as ADOT assesses damages
Emergency declaration could clear way for federal repair reimbursement