Driver behavior, including speeding and impairment, are leading factors as 1,180 people were killed in vehicle crashes in Arizona

PHOENIX – As more people began getting back to traveling in 2021, the number of traffic fatalities rose for a second straight year to their highest levels in 15 years, according to the most recent Arizona Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report published Wednesday, Sept. 7.

The number of those killed in traffic collisions rose from 1,054 in 2020 to 1,180 in 2021, an increase of 12%. The total number of traffic crashes also rose by 22% as people drove an estimated 8.1 billion more miles last year than in 2020.

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Eastbound I-10 closed between US 60 and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 27) for work on the I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project. Eastbound I-10 then narrowed to two lanes near Warner Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday (Aug. 29).
Westbound I-10 narrowed to two lanes in areas between Baseline and Broadway roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (Aug. 29).
Westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed between Val Vista Drive and Gilbert Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 29) for work on the Lindsay Road interchange project. Click the Weekend Travel Advisory map for more information. Please drive safely and stay alert for workers and equipment in all work zones.   more...
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises motorists to allow extra travel time for overnight lane and ramp restrictions on eastbound Interstate 10 between 40th Street and Broadway Road from the evening of Monday, Aug. 29, to the morning of Thursday, Sept. 1.

Eastbound I-10 will be narrowed to two lanes between 40th Street and Broadway Road nightly from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, to Thursday, Sept. 1, for bridge work. At the same time, the following ramps will be closed:

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The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is testing a new text notification feature for several highway corridors throughout the state as part of a pilot program. Please note that text alerts will be available only for certain ADOT projects and corridors during the testing period.

Under Subscription Type, select SMS/Text Message
Enter your wireless number (no dashes) and click Submit
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Drivers should expect delays and allow extra travel time

ADOT places a high priority on keeping its customers informed of construction-related activities, restrictions and closures so they can plan their travels. Please take a short survey to tell us how we are doing. Your feedback will help us improve our efforts to keep customers informed.

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for lane restrictions on US 60 near Miami beginning Monday, Aug. 8, at 6 a.m.

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This advisory updates the dates of the scheduled restrictions on US 60.

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for the following lane restrictions along US 60 in Gold Canyon for pavement maintenance.

UPDATED: East- and westbound US 60 will be narrowed to one lane in each direction between Mountain View and Peralta roads nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday, June 26, through the morning of Thursday, June 30.

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