According to a statement from the Arizona Department of Transportation, the state transportation board approved $1 million to design improvements to Navajo Route 20 at a special meeting on March 21.
“ADOT has been working with the Navajo Division of Transportation, the Navajo Nation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to pave N.R. 20 as an interim measure to shorten the detour route between Flagstaff and Page,” said Dallas Hammit, ADOT deputy state engineer of development.
“With assistance from the Federal Highway Administration, we are looking to use federal emergency relief funds to restore essential traffic in the region, while we work on the ultimate repair on U.S. 89,” he added.
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