Interstate 8: Sentinel Rest Area Rehabilitation

Interstate 8: Sentinel Rest Area Rehabilitation



The Arizona Department of Transportation is rehabilitating the Interstate 8 Sentinel Rest Area at milepost 83. The work consists of rehabilitating the east- and westbound rest areas to include renovating existing restroom buildings, pavement markings and signage, improving the parking lot, adding ADA compliance upgrades, rehabilitation of the existing water and wastewater systems, and other related work items. 

Interstate 8 Map
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Project Area 

The project is located in Maricopa County along I-8 in Sentinel at milepost 83.

Interstate 8 Map

What to expect

The project began in late November 2021 with completion anticipated in summer 2023. Drivers should plan for the facilities to be closed during the rehabilitation. 

Travelers may continue to use the Mohawk Rest Area along I-8 at milepost 56. Mohawk Rest Area is located 50 miles east of Yuma and 11 miles west of Dateland.  

A listing of all state highway rest areas is available.


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, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.