Sacaton Rest Area on westbound I-10 will close for part of Tuesday, Dec. 13

Maintenance work scheduled for commercial truck sensor system

PHOENIX – The Sacaton Rest Area on westbound Interstate 10 near Casa Grande will be closed for six hours on Tuesday, Dec. 13, so Arizona Department of Transportation crews can maintain in-pavement sensors that monitor the weight of commercial vehicles.

In addition, westbound I-10 will be narrowed to one lane at milepost 185 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accommodate the work. Drivers should slow down in the project area and heed warning signs for the safety of workers.

The eastbound Sacaton Rest Area and both lanes of eastbound I-10 will remain open.

The system receiving maintenance uses in-pavement sensors and cameras near the Sacaton, Canoa Ranch (I-19) and McGuireville (I-17) rest areas to check for weight, permit and registration compliance. It doesn’t measure speed.

Visit ADOT’s Traveler Information site at az511.gov or call 511 to get the latest on highway conditions and projects. ADOT’s Twitter feed (@ArizonaDOT) is a source of information and answers about our highways.

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