Drivers should expect delays and allow extra travel time
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for alternating lane restrictions along Interstate 8 near Gila Bend beginning Monday, Feb. 5, through Friday, Feb. 16, for erosion and dust control.
The following lane restrictions will occur weekdays from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
- East and westbound I-8 will be reduced to one lane between milepost 135 and 141.
- A 14-foot vehicle width restriction will be in place.
- The speed limit will be reduced to 65 mph.
Drivers should plan for delays, obey posted speed limits and traffic control devices and use caution around construction personnel.