Weekend construction means freeway closures for 101, 303

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

Before you head out this weekend, make a note of these weekend construction projects from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). The roadwork will mean closures in North Phoenix on the Loop 101 and in the far West Valley on the Loop 303.

*Eastbound Loop 101 closed between Interstate 17 and Seventh Street from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 3) for rubberized asphalt paving and lane-striping improvements. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes. Eastbound Loop 101 traffic will exit at 27th Avenue and use Beardsley frontage road before re-entering freeway at Seventh Street. Eastbound Loop 101 ramps to Interstate 17 will remain open.

*Both Interstate 17 ramps to eastbound Loop 101 closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (June 3) for paving work. DETOUR: Northbound I-17 traffic can exit to eastbound Union Hills Drive and use northbound Seventh Street to reach eastbound Loop 101. Southbound I-17 traffic can exit to eastbound Deer Valley Road and use southbound Seventh Street to reach eastbound Loop 101.

*Loop 303 closed in both directions between Bethany Home and Indian School roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday (June 1) for utility work. DETOUR: Traffic can use Indian School or Bethany Home roads to Cotton Lane to travel beyond the freeway closure.