I-40 Meteor City Bridge Improvements


The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration are performing bridge-improvement work on the Meteor City bridges on Interstate 40 at milepost 239, approximately 15 miles west of the city of Winslow.

The project includes removing and replacing the existing bridges and reconstructing the roadway bridge approaches.

What to Expect

  • Traffic will be shifted onto the on- and off-ramps alongside I-40 through the construction zone.
  • The speed limit in the construction zone will be reduced to 45 mph.
  • Drivers are advised to plan for slow traffic and allow extra travel time.

Traffic Alerts

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises northern Arizona drivers to plan for a traffic shift on Interstate 40 at Meteor City Road (milepost 239) while crews complete a bridge-improvement project. The bridge is about 15 miles west of Winslow.

Traffic in both directions will be re-routed onto the Meteor City Road ramps alongside I-40 beginning at 5 a.m. Monday, March 9.The ramp detour will remain in place around-the-clock through 5 p.m. Sunday, March 15. The speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph and drivers should slow down, use caution near the construction zone and expect delays while these restrictions are in place.

Stay Informed

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. Subscribe to receive project updates and traffic alerts by email. For more information, please call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or submit a question or comment by email For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at www.az511.gov, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.