Overnight Road Closures near Clifton Ranger District Begin

Tuesday, February 16th on the US 191

Springerville, AZ - Feb. 16, 2021 — Overnight road closures are scheduled to take place on HWY 191, north of the Morenci, starting Tuesday, February 16, 2021, through March 31, 2021, nightly 8 PM to 5 AM each Monday through Saturday.

The closure is part of scheduled repairs to the rock tunnel near milepost 170 but will close the road from milepost 169 to milepost 171.

During nightly closures, no vehicles will be allowed to pass. Motorists traveling between Alpine and Morenci will need to delay travel or use an alternate route. Daytime motorists are advised to drive with caution and follow road construction signs during operating travel times.

Drivers who must travel between Alpine and Morenci during the construction hours will need to take US 191 south from Morenci to Three Way, follow State Route 78 east into New Mexico to US 180, and follow US 180 north to Alpine. 

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or visit azdot.gov/contact . For real-time highway conditions, visit www.az511.gov or call 511

 

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