Interstate 19 at Ajo Way to close Friday night for bridge deck pours

Traffic will detour across bridge ramps; drivers should use alternate routes to avoid delays

The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to pour bridge decks at Interstate 19 and Ajo Way overnight Friday, Dec. 15. Drivers should use alternate routes and allow extra travel time while the following restrictions are in place from 10 p.m. on Friday to noon on Saturday, Dec. 16:
I-19 will be closed in both directions overnight at State Route 86/Ajo Way. Traffic will be detoured onto bridge ramps to get through the restricted area.
SR 86 (Ajo Way) will be closed in both directions at I-19 (milepost 172 to milepost 173.)
Eastbound Ajo Way will be closed at 16th Avenue.
Business access to Santa Cruz Plaza and residential access to Rose Estates East will be maintained.
Westbound Ajo Way will be closed at the Santa Cruz River Bridge and there will be no access to I-19. Residential access to Rose Estates West will be maintained. Motorists are advised to use Silverlake Avenue/ 29th Avenue or Irvington Road as alternates.
The Interstate 10 westbound ramp at milepost 260 (connecting ramp to southbound I-19) will be closed.

During these restrictions, motorists can use the 22nd Street exit off Interstate 10 or the Irvington Road exit off I-19.

Work is occurring in conjunction with the improvement project at Interstate 19 and Ajo Way.

For more information please visit the project website.

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or email For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.


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