Airport road closure to affect weekend travelers at Sky Harbor

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

PHOENIX -- Travelers should give themselves extra time if they are driving to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Friday night through Saturday afternoon, officials said. 

Westbound Sky Harbor Boulevard will be closed at Terminal 3 beginning at 10 p.m. Friday through 2 p.m. Saturday. Drivers needing to access Terminal 2 and Teminal 3 must enter the airport from the west. Terminal 4 will remain unaffected. 

The closure will allow crews to remove the former pedestrian bridge between Terminal 3 and the Sky Harbor Operations building.

Access to the airport from the west end is available via Buckeye Road or from Interstate 10.

Travelers should also be aware of the following:

• Those picking up or dropping off passengers at Terminal 3 should use the north inner curb.

• All Terminal 3 ground transportation will be relocated to the north side of the terminal.

There will also be the following detours:

• Westbound Sky Harbor Boulevard traffic will be detoured to eastbound Sky Harbor Boulevard just before Terminal 3.

• Overheight vehicles on Westbound Sky Harbor Boulevard will be detoured to Terminal 4, Level 2 and onto eastbound Sky Harbor Boulevard.

Drivers should allot extra time when traveling and slow down and watch for signs. For more information, visit