ADOT preparing to open wider I-17-Stack connection

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PHOENIX (AP) -- State road crews are preparing to open a wider southbound I-17 connection to I-10 at the 'Stack' interchange in Phoenix.

The Arizona Department of Transportation says the new interchange will open Sunday, Oct. 24, after work requiring lane restrictions this weekend.

Project crews began working in August to create space for the new southbound I-17 lane leading to the I-10 connection at the Stack. The additional room and new signs are a safety measure designed to improve traffic flow and reduce late lane changes in the area.

Crews will add a layer of rubberized asphalt and new lane striping this weekend as part of the expanded southbound connection to the I-10 ramps.

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