Free to travel: No highway closures for Fourth of July Weekend

During the Fourth of July weekend, the Arizona Department of Transportation and its contractors won’t schedule construction closures along state highways from Friday through Monday evening, according to a press release.

Fire restrictions are in place for much of Arizona and those traveling to campgrounds are advised to check with park rangers about campfire restrictions. Because unexpected delays can occur due to crashes and stalled vehicles, those traveling during the weekend should:

  • Pack extra drinking water and snacks
  • Avoid the busiest travel times, if possible
  • Get plenty of rest before driving
  • Check vehicles, including tire pressure, belts and fluid levels

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