Drivers face weekend freeway closures

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Loop 101 and I-17 affected

PHOENIX -- Valley motorists will have to deal with some freeway closures this weekend.

The first will affect people who drive along northbound Loop 101.

The road will be shut down between Thomas Road and Shea Boulevard while crews work on carpool lanes.

The closure starts at 10 p.m. Friday and runs until 5 a.m. Monday.

Northbound Interstate 17 will be shut down between Dunlap Avenue and Thunderbird Road.

Crews will again be replacing the rubberized asphalt.

This closure is set to begin Friday at 9 p.m. and run until Monday at 5 a.m.