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The Arizona Department of Transportation has ramp closures and lane restrictions planned next week on Interstate 10 between Quartzsite and the California state line. They’ll start Monday, Oct. 7 and run through Thursday, Oct. 10. ADOT is advising drivers to plan ahead and allow for extra travel time.

Maintenance crews are scheduled to apply oil-based sealant on the road for pavement preservation. The work is part of multiple pavement preservation projects on highways across the state.

The following restrictions will occur from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning Monday, Oct. 7, and ending Thursday, Oct. 10.

  • I-10 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions between the California state line and milepost 15.
  • Motorists should anticipate a 5-mile lane restriction while crews progress through the work zone.
  • A 12-foot vehicle width restriction will be in place.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph.
  • Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone. 

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the following west- and eastbound I-10 off- and on-ramps will close intermittently between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • Ehrenberg to Parker (Exit 1)
  • Ehrenberg Port of Entry (weigh station) off-ramps
  • Ehrenberg Rest Area (milepost 4.45)
  • Tom Wells Road (Exit 5)
  • Dome Rock Road (Exit 11) 

Alternate routes include using the preceding I-8 on-ramp or exit in the work zone. Motorists should allow extra travel time and plan for possible delays while work is underway. 

Learn more about pavement preservation projects in your area by visiting https://azdot.gov/projects/southwest-district-projects/pavement-preservation-projects

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