Rain causes delay in I-40 paving work

KINGMAN - Recent rains prompted a one-day delay in paving the westbound ramp on Interstate 40 at Blake Ranch Road from today and Wednesday to Wednesday and Thursday, according to the Arizona Department of Transporation.

The ramp at milepost 66 will be closed from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday while crews pave the westbound off ramp and about a quarter mile of Blake Ranch Road.

Motorists have been detoured to DW Ranch Road at milepost 59.

Business access to the Petro Stopping Center will be maintained at the south parking lot entrance. The west end parking lot will be closed to traffic for 24 hours beginning Wednesday.