Loop 101 Price Freeway open but frontage roads, ramps closed in TempePosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- The Loop 101 Price Freeway frontage roads remain closed this morning between University Drive and Rio Salado Parkway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
The Loop 101 Price Freeway reopened about 3 a.m. It had been closed Sunday evening after a cable fell in the roadway.
The northbound entrance ramp at University and the southbound entrance ramp at Rio Salado remain closed this morning.
There is no indication when either the frontage roads or entrance ramps will reopen, but they are expected to remain closed through the morning commute.
Delays are expected and drivers should plan ahead.
PHOENIX -- Loop 101 Price Freeway is closed at University Drive because of a fallen cable line, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area because long delays are expected. Traffic is backed on L-101 Price Freeway between Loop 202 Red Mountain and Southern Avenue.
There is no estimated time to reopen the highway. Motorists may use L-202 Red Mountain and US 60 as alternate routes.
Phx East Valley Drivers: Plz avoid L-101 Price Fwy between L-202 Red Mtn and US 60. Road closed and long delays expected. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 4, 2014
No estimated time to reopen L-101 Price Freeway at University. Plz avoid the area! Significant delays are expected. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 4, 2014
L-101 Price Freeway between L-202 and US 60 - Avoid the area: heavy rain and crashes are causing backups. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 4, 2014
L-101 Price Freeway near University - Look out for a crash in the area and slow/stopped traffic. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 4, 2014
549P Tstorms w/ gusty wind and rain ovr S. Chandler & S. Phx metro valley to Glendale spreading N. to rest of valley. Drive Safe! #AZWX— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) August 4, 2014