Weekend construction could slow West Valley drivers

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Before you head out on the roadways this weekend, make a note of these Valley weekend construction projects from the Arizona Department of Transporation (ADOT), so you can avoid the traffic tie-ups.

*Interstate 10 on- and off-ramps at 83rd Avenue closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Feb. 18) for pavement improvements. 83rd Avenue narrowed to one lane in each direction at Intestate 10. DETOUR: Drivers can use 91st or 75th avenues to access Interstate 10.

*Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane eastbound and two lanes westbound between Estrella Parkway and Citrus Road from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 7:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb.16) for ongoing construction of the future I-10/Loop 303 traffic interchange. On-and off- ramps in the area will remain open. DETOUR: Please be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zones.

*Eastbound US 60 (Grand Avenue) narrowed to one lane between 75th and 71st avenues from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 16) for barrier wall maintenance. Grand Avenue also will be narrowed to two lanes in the same area for a week from 7 a.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 23). DETOUR: Consider alternate routes or allow extra travel time while restrictions are in place.

*Westbound US 60 (Grand Avenue) narrowed to one lane between 71st and 75th avenues from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 16-17) for maintenance work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to merge safely.