Graphic Courtesy ADOT: Artist rendering of the new Pinto Creek bridge. Construction will pause for the holidays.
Contributed Article/Courtesy ADOT
GILA COUNTY – No construction-related traffic restrictions are planned for U.S. Highway 60 between Globe and Superior during the weeks of Dec. 23 or Dec. 30.
Work on the Pinto Creek Bridge replacement project will be on hold for two weeks to promote safety during the busy holiday travel season.
Crews tentatively plan to restart lane restrictions the week of Monday, Jan. 6, with full closures on Tuesday, Jan. 7, and Thursday, Jan. 9.
Work on the guardrail and paving project between Superior and Top-of-the-World will also be on hold. No restrictions are planned between Friday, Dec. 20, and Sunday, Jan. 5. Work will resume on Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 a.m. with guardrail replacement.
Drivers should proceed with caution, slow down and watch for construction personnel and equipment.