District-wide Pavement Preservation Projects - Southwest District

The Arizona Department of Transportation has allocated $36 million for multiple pavement preservation projects on highways across the state during fiscal year 2020, which began July 1 and ends on June 30, 2020.

ADOT evaluated existing pavement conditions to identify locations in each of its seven districts that are currently in good condition. The goal is to undertake preventative-maintenance projects in those locations now so roadways remain in good condition vs. undertaking much more costly and impactful repair projects later - after the pavement has deteriorated. Investing in preventative-maintenance projects directly aligns with ADOT’s Long Range Transportation Plan goal of maintaining, preserving and extending the service life of existing state transportation system infrastructure. 

The projects are a mix of fog seals and crack seals which protect and extend pavement life. The current slate of 86 projects, which cover 4,160 lane miles, is scheduled to be under contract or complete before June 30, 2020.

Expect to see crews at work in different parts of the state during different times of the year based on outside air temperatures and other weather conditions. Generally, work is scheduled to begin in fall 2019 and continue in spring and summer 2020. ADOT will provide more specific information about project schedules and potential impacts as it becomes available.

Project Areas

Interstate 8

Location Beginning MP Ending MP Estimated Date Type of Work
I-8
Yuma
72
(Dateland)
82
(Sentinel)
Aug. 5, 2019 Filling potholes
I-8
Gila Bend
119.5
(Exit 119)
119.5
(Exit 119)
Sept, Nov- Mar, May Apply Oil
I-8
Yuma
0.56
(California-Arizona state line)
20.2
(Ligurta)
Nov-Mar Crack Seal
I-8
Yuma
7.7
(Araby Road)
8.14
(Exit 8 1/2E)
Nov-Mar Crack Seal
I-8
Gila Bend
141.1
(Freeman Road)
147.6
(Vekol Road)
Nov-Mar Crack Seal
I-8
Yuma
20.45
(Ligurta)
29
(Wellton)
Nov-Mar Apply Oil
Business-8
Yuma
0 0.2 Sep-Nov Apply Oil
Business-8
Gila Bend
120.32 (Butterfield Trail) 122.5 Nov-Mar Crack Seal

Interstate 10

Location Beginning MP Ending MP Estimated Date Type of Work
I-10
Tonopah
94.1
(411th Ave)
95.2
(403rd Ave)
Sep-Nov Apply Oil
I-10
Tonopah
63
(61st ST)
70.8
(Ave 75)
Nov Crack Seal
I-10
Tonopah
0.16
(California-Arizona state line)
1.53
(Juneau Avenue)
Nov Crack Seal
I-10
Quartzsite
0
(Ehrenberg)
15
(Quartzsite)
Oct Apply Oil
I-10
Quartzsite
15
(Quartzsite)
29.85
(Gold Nugget Road)
Oct Apply Oil
I-10
Quartzsite
29.85
(Gold Nugget Road)
41.94 Oct Flush
I-10
Quartzsite
41.94 52
(Hovatter Road)
Oct Flush
I-10
Tonopah
52
(Hovatter Road)
63
(54th Street) 
Sep-Nov Crack Fill
I-10
Tonopah
63
(54th Street)
70.8
(Centennial)
Sep-Nov Crack Fill

State Route 85

Location Beginning MP Ending MP Estimated Date Type of Work
SR 85
Gila Bend
    TBD Filling potholes
SR 85
Tonopah
149.1
(Hazen Road)
150.1 Sept-Nov, Mar-May Apply Oil
SR 85
Gila Bend
0 0.5 Sept-Nov, Mar-May Apply Oil
SR 85
Gila Bend
121.43
(S. Butterfield Trail)
130.45 Sep-Nov, Mar-May Apply Oil
SR 85
Gila Bend
130.45 138.6
(Lewis Prison Road)
Sep-Nov, Mar-May Crack Fill

State Route 95

Location Beginning MP Ending MP Estimated Date Type of Work
SR 95
Quartzsite
109
(Main Street)
111
(E. Tyson Street)
Nov-Mar Crack Seal
SR 95
Parker
143
(Mohave Road)
148
(Lakeside Boulevard)
Nov-Mar Crack Seal
SR 95
Parker
158.8
(Riverside Drive)
159.5 Nov-Mar Crack Seal

State Route 72

Location Beginning MP Ending MP Estimated Date Type of Work
SR 72
Bouse
13.31
(Central Avenue)
30 Nov-Mar Crack Seal

US 60

Location Beginning MP Ending MP Estimated Date Type of Work
US 60
Quartzsite
47
(Vicksburg Junction)
49.9
(US 60 Junction)
TBD Filling potholes

US 96

Location Beginning MP Ending MP Estimated Date Type of Work
US 95
Yuma
54
(Castle Dome Mine Road)
70 March-May Apply Oil
US 95
Quartzsite
70 80 March Crack Seal
US 95
Quartzsite
80 95.6
(Blevens Road)
March Crack Seal
US 95
Quartzsite
95.86
(Blevens Road)
104.51
(Kuehn Steet)
March-May Crack Fill

What to expect:

The projects are scheduled to begin in summer 2019 with completion by spring 2020 as shown in the above table.  The estimated construction dates will be updated as schedules are confirmed.

  • Lane restrictions or closures that impact travel could occur.
  • Drivers should expect lane and ramp restrictions or closures and plan for possible delays.
  • Drivers should slow down and use caution around construction personnel and equipment.

Stay Informed

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. Please subscribe to receive project updates and traffic alerts by email for the highway in which you are interested.

I-8   I-10   SR 72   SR 85   SR 95   US 60   US 95 

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.