Traffic Alerts - I-8 Wellton to Avenue 36E Pavement Life Extension

Plan for lane restrictions on Interstate 8 near Wellton beginning Jan. 23

Drivers should expect delays and allow extra travel time

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for lane restrictions on Interstate 8 near Wellton beginning Monday, Jan. 23.

Contractors are scheduled to pave the road and apply pavement markings. 

The following restrictions will occur from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays beginning Monday, Jan. 23, and ending Wednesday, Feb. 1:

  • I-8 will be reduced to one lane between milepost 29 (near Wellton) and Avenue 36E (milepost 37.6).
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph. 

Delays are likely, so travelers should allow extra travel time. Drivers should obey posted speed limits and traffic control devices and use caution around construction personnel.