ADOT decision

SR88 closed Aug. 19 from Roosevelt Dam to Apache Lake Marina

Closure includes access to recreational uses at Apache Lake

Posted 8/19/22

The Arizona Department of Transportation closed State Route 88 (Apache Trail) today, Friday, Aug. 19, between Roosevelt Dam and the Apache Lake Marina due to the threat of storms that have the …

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ADOT decision

SR88 closed Aug. 19 from Roosevelt Dam to Apache Lake Marina

Closure includes access to recreational uses at Apache Lake

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The Arizona Department of Transportation closed State Route 88 (Apache Trail) today, Friday, Aug. 19, between Roosevelt Dam and the Apache Lake Marina due to the threat of storms that have the potential to damage the roadway and create hazardous conditions for drivers.

The closure is expected to extend at least until Monday, Aug. 22, at which time ADOT crews will evaluate the highway for damage and potential repairs. The closure extends from milepost 242 at Roosevelt Dam to milepost 229 at Apache Lake Marina, according to a release.

SR88 has been closed west of the Apache Lake Marina turnoff since 2020 due to flood damage resulting from the Woodbury Fire burn scar. Today’s closure includes access to recreational uses at Apache Lake.

The area along SR88 remains vulnerable to flash flood damage as a result of the burn scar, posing a threat to those on the highway and those who may become trapped between areas damaged by flooding that is possible with the incoming storm system.

For more information about SR88, go to the project web page at https://azdot.gov/projects/southeast-district-projects/state-route-88-apache-trail.

Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, call the ADOT Bilingual Project Information Line at 855-712-8530 or go to azdot.gov/contact and select Projects from the drop-down menu.

For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at az511.gov.

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