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Posted on: February 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] U.S. 191 Closures

191 Closure

Overnight closures on US 191 in Morenci begin Feb. 16

Motorists between Morenci, Alpine will need to delay travel or use an alternate route

Motorists traveling US 191 north of Morenci should plan for overnight road closures starting Tuesday, Feb. 16, for repairs to the rock tunnel near milepost 170. The work is scheduled to take about 7 weeks.

Crews are scheduled to work each Monday through Saturday night between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. During those hours no vehicles will be allowed to pass between mileposts 169 and 171.

Drivers traveling between Morenci and Alpine who must travel during the construction hours will need to take US 191 south from Morenci to Three Way, follow State Route 78 east into New Mexico to US 180, and follow US 180 north to Alpine.

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, please call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or go to and select Projects from the drop-down menu. For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT's Traveler Information Site at, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.

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