Kiwanis International will be presenting its annual Holiday Parade and Festival this Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The parade and festival benefits the Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley, Queen Creek Branch, and will be held on Ellsworth Road and at the Queen Creek Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road.Temporary road closures and parking restrictions will be put in place before and during the parade. Motorists are encouraged to obey posted signs, traffic control devices, and directions from law enforcement officers controlling traffic.
Arizona has already received its first taste of winter weather this November—an early start to the snow season. But the Arizona Department of Transportation has been preparing for its winter operations all year long, and now is the time when preparedness translates into action.Weather conditions in Arizona can find you driving from the sunny, moderate climate of the low desert into ice and snow in the state’s mountain regions in just a couple of hours. These types of winter storms can really cause havoc with travel plans and businesses. And it means that ADOT—and drivers—need to be prepared.
Hawes Road on-ramp closedCrews will work overnight next Monday (July 9) to remove existing light poles along the shoulder of eastbound Loop 202 as part of work related to the construction of State Route 24 (Gateway Freeway). Drivers should be aware of the following restrictions:
Reduced visibility, possible dust storms could slow traffic on Interstates 10 and 40The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers that strong winds on Wednesday (May 23) could impact travel in the northeast and southwest regions of the state.