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No metro Phoenix freeway closures scheduled through early January

Dec 18, 2020, 4:25 AM
(Flickr/ Arizona Department of Transportation)...
(Flickr/ Arizona Department of Transportation)
(Flickr/ Arizona Department of Transportation)

PHOENIX — There will be no scheduled closures or restrictions on metro Phoenix freeways through the first of the year, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

While there will be no freeway closures in the Valley through Jan. 4, highway construction and maintenance work will continue to take place through the last two weeks of the year.

With people expected to hit the roads for the holidays, ADOT reminds drivers and passengers to stay safe on the road.

The agency recommends checking the vehicle before traveling including tire pressure, engine fluid levels and windshield wipers.

If planning a trip up north, drivers should be prepared for winter weather and carry an emergency kit in the vehicle.

Drivers should also avoid distractions or impairments when on Valley freeways.

ADOT also reminds motorists to bring a mask and follow public health guidelines with the coronavirus pandemic raging on.

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No metro Phoenix freeway closures scheduled through early January