Construction continues on Ajo Way, east of Sells

Construction continues on Ajo Way, east of Sells

SELLS, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Construction continues on Ajo Way just east of Sells next week, as part of a long term widening project in the area.

Paving is set to take place on Tuesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June 10 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the portion of SR 86 (Ajo Way) on Tohono O'odham Nation. Look for lane closures and delays during this time. A pilot car will guide traffic through the work zone.

Drivers can also expect off and on lane closures starting Thursday, June 11 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the same area. Allow extra time while traveling through that spot.

This work is part of a project to widen a segment of SR 86, in order to provide 12 foot travel lanes in each direction, build new shoulders, add turn lanes and extend drainage culverts.

Remember to always drive slowly and carefully through all construction zones. Look out for workers and equipment.

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