Major closures on I-17 in north Phoenix area

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PHOENIX - The final stages in the I-17 expansion project are being completed this weekend, but that means major closures in both directions near New River Road.

*Southbound Interstate 17 narrowed to one lane between New River Road and Carefree Highway (State Route 74) from 1 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday (May 14) for rubberized asphalt paving.  Southbound I-17 narrowed to one lane between Carefree Highway and Happy Valley Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday (May 16) for paving.  DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider traveling during morning hours when delays are shorter.

*Northbound Interstate 17 narrowed to one lane between Carefree Highway and New River Road from 1 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday (May 16) for rubberized asphalt paving.  DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider traveling during morning hours when delays are shorter.