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ADOT To Rebuild Section Of I-40 West Of Williams

Good news and bad news for travelers on Interstate 40 west of Williams. A five mile stretch of the eastbound freeway is being rebuilt. 

Drivers heading eastbound on I-40 toward Williams and Flagstaff will be diverted to a westbound lane. Arizona Department of Transportation crews will begin rebuilding the eastbound section of highway.

Theses repairs are a long-term fix for the winter-weather damage this stretch has seen through the years.

Crews will continue to repave 12 miles of I-40 in each direction closer to Flagstaff. The work will last through the fall.

Al Macias, former KJZZ news director, is part of an elite class of trusted, veteran journalists who have covered Arizona news for more than 30 years.