ADOT: Up to 20 minute delays on SR-87 for road work

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(Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
Two miles of roadwork on State Route 87 will add longer ride-times for Payson/Pine/Strawberry residents. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) Two miles of roadwork on State Route 87 will add longer ride-times for Payson/Pine/Strawberry residents. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
PAYSON, AZ (ADOT) -

The Arizona Department of Transportation will be starting a project to reduce the chance of rockfalls on State Route 87. The rock removal project will begin Monday, September 25th, seven miles north of SR-260.

[RELATED: ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Sept. 22-25)]

Drivers are advised to add extra time to commutes for moving through the 2-mile project area between mileposts 285 and 287.

The work zone will be using a pilot car to direct traffic through the road work. Drivers should prepare for at least 20 minutes of extra road time in this area.

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Road work will take several weeks to complete, where road work hours will occur Mondays through Fridays, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. There will be no work over the Columbus Day weekend.

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