Restrictions on U.S. Highway 60 due to Pinto Creek Bridge project removed for this week

Graphic Courtesy ADOT: Artist rendering of the new Pinto Creek bridge.

Next set of restrictions scheduled to begin November 18

Contributed Article/Courtesy ADOT

All planned restrictions for the U.S. Highway 60 Pinto Creek Bridge replacement project, including a four-hour full closure scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14, have been canceled for the remainder of this week, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Next week, crews will resume blasting operations and rock removal on U.S. Highway 60 between Superior and Miami. The following restrictions and closures are scheduled for the week of Nov. 18:

  • Monday, Nov. 18 – Lane restrictions and flaggers between 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19 – Full closure between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Lane restrictions and flaggers, if needed, between 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20 – Lane restrictions and flaggers between 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 21 – Full closure between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Lane restrictions and flaggers, if needed, between 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 22 – Lane restrictions and flaggers between 6:30 a.m. and noon.

Additional updates will be provided if the dates change.

During the Tuesday and Thursday full closures, all eastbound vehicles will be redirected at State Route 177 in Superior, and westbound vehicles will be redirected at the west end of Miami. Traffic will not be allowed to queue at the closure locations.

Because of the potential for long delays, motorists may want to plan trips before or after the full closures.

For more information, go to azdot.gov/PintoCreekBridge.

Drivers should proceed with caution, slow down and watch for construction personnel and equipment.

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