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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Quartzsite I-10 Exit 17 Ramps repaving Sept. 13-16, 2010

Improvements to I-10 Ramps
at Exit 17 in Quartzsite Sept. 13-16

Use Exit 19 as alternate route

YUMA- Quartzite residents and I-10 travelers can look forward to a series of improvements at Exit 17 on Interstate 10 in Quartzite. The Arizona Department of Transportation will be repaving the on-and-off ramps to I-10 in Quartzsite at Exit 17 Sept. 13 through Sept. 16. I-10 travel east and westbound is not expected to be impacted.

During construction you can expect:

•Sept. 13, 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. :
eastbound on-and-off ramps and the southbound overpass lane will be closed for repaving.

•Sept. 14, 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. :
westbound ramps and the northbound overpass lane will be closed for repaving.

•Sept. 15, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. :
all four ramps and overpass lane will alternately close for final paving work.

•Sept. 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. :
final striping will be applied to the new pavement.

•Bridge will remain open to through traffic. Workers will be present to direct traffic.

The improvement work will include the removal and replacement of existing pavement to help extend the life of the existing highway.

Message boards are already displayed at Exit 17 and 19 in each direction to inform commuters of construction. Law enforcement officers will be present along the work zone to control traffic and monitor speeds. As always, drivers are reminded to proceed through the work zone with caution, slow down, and be alert for construction equipment and personnel.

ADOT works to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but there is a possibility that unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur, schedule subject to change. Weather can also affect a project schedule. To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Center at or call 5-1-1.


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