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Driving in Arizona
Driving in Arizona is no different than driving in any other state. Be sure to wear your seatbelt and follow the traffic signs. To ensure your safety, be aware of the following information:
511 Traveler Information Service
US 89 into Page, Arizona will remain closed for an extended period of time. There is no timetable to reopen the highway, which has over 150 feet of pavement that buckled approximately four to six feet. US 89 is closed northbound at US 89A. In Page, US 89 is closed at the junction with State Route 98. Drivers who are traveling to Lake Powell and southern Utah will need to plan for extra travel time.
The alternate route requires motorists to travel east on US 160 to State Route 98 and north on SR 98 to Page. The detour is about 45 miles longer than the direct route. For more information on the damage to US 89, including photos and video, please visit: ADOT Blog, ADOT’s YouTube channel, and ADOT’s Flickr.
Traveling in Arizona is as easy as calling 5-1-1! Get the latest information on:
- Road conditions
- Public transit services
- Major airports
- Tourism, including State and National Park information
This free service is offered 24/7 by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), who remind you to buckle up and drive safely. Within Arizona, dial 511. Outside Arizona, dial direct (602) 523-0244, or toll-free (888) 411-ROAD (7623). Thanks to a partnership between ADOT, the Arizona Office of Tourism, the U.S. Park Service, and Arizona State Parks, the 5-1-1 system includes information on 52 state and national parks in the Grand Canyon state.
For more information, visit the AZ 511 website.
Driving in Dust Storms & Monsoon Season
Dust storms are caused by high winds sweeping across fields or dry desert terrain, sometimes blowing dust onto nearby highways. Although usually brief, dust storms should be taken seriously because they can quickly decrease visibility. While most people associate Arizona with the desert, the state also experiences occasional heavy rainstorms, particularly during the summer monsoon season.
If you find yourself driving during a dust or monsoon storm, keep these safety tips in mind:
- Turn on your headlights and slow down!
- If you can safely avoid it, do not enter a dust storm.
- If your visibility is impeded by heavy rain or dust, slowly pull off to the side of the road as far to the right as possible. Turn off the car and headlights, set the parking brake and keep your foot off the brake pedal.
- Pay attention to hazard signs and roadblocks. If you see a sign that says "Do Not Cross When Flooded," take it seriously and find another way.
Don’t cross rain-swollen washes. You could get caught in a flash flood.
For More Information
Learn more about safe driving in Arizona at these sites: