Traffic Alerts - I-40: Meteor City Bridge Improvement

Travel Alert: Expect delays on Interstate 40 west of Meteor Crater, Winslow

Drivers who use Interstate 40 west of Winslowand the popular Meteor Crater natural landmarkshould expect delays atMeteorCity(milepost 239) through Wednesday, August 14, for a bridge-improvement project.

While crews remove and replace the existing bridges, both directions of I-40 traffic will be re-routed up and over theMeteorCityramps alongside I-40.The restriction is in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week.The speed limitisreduced to45 mph.

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for very slow traffic and allow extra travel time.

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or go to and select Projects from the drop-down menu. For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT's Traveler Information Site at, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving