Freeway closures in West/East Valley for construction

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PHOENIX -- Before you head out this weekend, make a note of these weekend freeway construction projects from Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).  The agency's list includes two big closures on both the west and east side of town.

*Northbound Loop 101 closed between Olive and 75th avenues in West Valley from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 31) for lane striping and other work in advance of opening new section of HOV lane by Monday morning. Northbound on-ramps at Glendale and Northern avenues closed. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes. Traffic exiting at Olive Avenue will detour on local streets. 

*Westbound Interstate 10 (toward Phoenix) closed overnight at Elliot Road in Tempe from 10 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 30) for removal of overhead message sign. Westbound on-ramps at Warner and Elliot roads closed. DETOUR: Consider using eastbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) to northbound Loop 101 and westbound US 60 to bypass I-10 closure. I-10 drivers exiting at Elliot Road will detour along local streets.

*Eastbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes near Tatum Boulevard in northeast Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 31) for rubberized asphalt paving and exit ramp improvements. Eastbound off-ramp at Tatum Boulevard closed. DETOUR: Allow extra travel time. Access Tatum Boulevard by exiting eastbound Loop 101 at 56th Street and using Deer Valley Road or Mayo Boulevard.

*Northbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Interstate 10 and Olive Avenue in West Valley from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 31) for HOV lane project. Eastbound I-10 ramp to northbound Loop 101 closed overnight from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 30) for HOV lane project. DETOUR: Consider using alternate routes, including northbound 91st or 99th avenues, and allow extra travel time.

*Greenway Road closed in both directions between Cotton Lane and Sarival Avenue in Surprise from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 30) for utility work associated with Loop 303 construction. DETOUR: Consider Waddell or Bell roads as alternate routes.