There's some kind of big football game going on in the Valley this weekend.
ADOT, DPS Prepare For Labor Day Traffic
The Arizona Department of Transportation is teaming with the
Department of Public Safety to help keep traffic moving on I-17 over the Labor
Day holiday weekend. They're targeting the area between
“One of the challenges we face with I-17 is the fact that there isn’t that alternate route to send drivers onto,” Nitzel said. “So, traffic backs up.”
Nintzel says ADOT has positioned front end loaders and pavement sweepers along the route in case it's necessary to clean up following an accident.