Improvement initiatives on some Phoenix-area freeways would require closures or lane restrictions this weekend, Sept. 23-26, in response to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). A bit of eastbound Interstate 10 within the East Valley and stretches of Loop 303 within the West Valley will likely be closed.
Drivers ought to enable additional time and verify on alternate routes whereas the next scheduled weekend freeway restrictions are in place alongside Phoenix-area freeways:
Eastbound I-10 closed between US 60 (Superstition Freeway) and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) from 10 pm Friday, Sept. 23 to 4 am Monday, Sept. 19 for paving as a part of the I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project. Westbound US 60 ramp to eastbound I-10 closed. Eastbound I-10 on-ramps at fortieth Street and Broadway Road additionally closed. Eastbound I-10 on-ramp at Chandler Boulevard will stay open. Eastbound US 60 off- and on-ramps at Mill Avenue closed. Both HOV lane ramps on the I-10/US 60 interchange closed. Detour: The alternate freeway path to keep away from this closure is eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) to southbound Loop 101 (Price Freeway) and westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) within the Chandler area. Drivers can also use I-10 within the West Valley to southbound Loop 202 (South Mountain Freeway) to succeed in I-10 past the closure. Eastbound I-10 drivers approaching the closure can detour on eastbound US 60, southbound Loop 101 and westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway). Southbound SR 143 site visitors coming into eastbound I-10 will likely be detoured to eastbound US 60. Note: Northbound fortieth Street closed between Broadway Road and I-10. Detour on northbound forty eighth Street/SR 143 to westbound University Drive.
Northbound Loop 303 closed between Van Buren Street (south of I-10) and Happy Valley Parkway from 10 pm Friday, Sept. 23 to eight pm Saturday, Sept. 24 for pavement sealing. Both I-10 ramps to northbound Loop 303 closed. Detour: Consider utilizing northbound Loop 101 as an alternate freeway route. Note: Crews plan to reopen sections of northbound Loop 303 as they work north to south on the pavement sealing.
Southbound Loop 303 closed between Happy Valley Parkway and I-10 from 10 pm Saturday, Sept. 24 to eight pm Sunday, Sept. 25 for pavement sealing. Southbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Jomax Parkway additionally closed. Detour: Consider utilizing native streets to southbound Loop 101 (alternate freeway route). Note: Crews plan to reopen sections of southbound Loop 303 as they work south to north on the pavement sealing.
I-17 narrowed to 2 lanes (left lanes closed) in each instructions between Dunlap and Peoria avenues from 10 pm Friday, Sept. 23 to five am Monday, Sept. 26 for heart barrier wall work associated to Valley Metro’s gentle rail bridge development venture. Detour: Allow additional travel time and be ready to decelerate and merge safely when approaching and touring by way of all work zones.
Westbound I-10 narrowed to 1 lane close to Watson Road in Buckeye from 9 pm Friday, Sept. 23 to 4 pm Saturday, Sept. 24 and from 9 pm Saturday to five am Sunday, Sept. 25 for freeway widening venture. Detour: Allow additional travel time and be ready to decelerate and merge safely when approaching and touring by way of all work zones.
ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, extra lanes and different enhancements within the Phoenix area as a part of the Regional Transportation Plan for the Maricopa County area. Projects are funded partially by Proposition 400, a devoted gross sales tax accredited by Maricopa County voters in 2004.
Real-time freeway circumstances can be found on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information website at az511.gov.