ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (Nov. 3-6)

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(Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

Freeway improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (Nov. 3-6), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

For a listing of highway and freeway restrictions in the Phoenix area and around the state, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at or call 511. Another great way to find more about ADOT’s projects and programs to improve Arizona’s transportation system is the ADOT Blog at

[MAP: ADOT Weekend Travel Advisory (Nov. 3-6)]

Drivers should allow extra travel time, consider alternate routes and use caution in work zones while the following restrictions are in place: 

  • Westbound Interstate 10 closed at 59th Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (Nov. 4) for bridge construction at Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Westbound I-10 on-ramps at 43rd and 51st avenues also closed. Expect heavy traffic and delays. DETOUR: Westbound I-10 traffic will detour along the off- and on-ramps at 59th Avenue. Consider alternate routes, including westbound and southbound Loop 101 in the West Valley. NOTE: Westbound I-10 also closed overnight at 59th Avenue from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday nights (Nov. 5-9).
  • Northbound Interstate 17 narrowed to two lanes (left two lanes closed) near Dunlap Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 4) for installation of wrong-way vehicle detection system. Southbound I-17 HOV lane closed in same area. I-17 off-ramps at Northern Avenue (both directions) also closed. DETOUR: Please use caution and be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching work zone.
  • Interstate 17 off-ramps at Greenway Road (both directions) and the northbound I-17 off-ramps at Bethany Home Road and Union Hills Drive closed from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) for installation of wrong-way vehicle detection system. I-17 off-ramps at Cactus Road (both directions) and the northbound I-17 off-ramp at Utopia Road closed from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 6). DETOUR: Please use other nearby off-ramps to exit I-17.
  • Northbound Interstate 17 narrowed to one lane overnight between Jefferson Street and Indian School Road from 10 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 6) for overhead sign work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes, including northbound State Route 51 to westbound Loop 101. NOTE: Northbound I-17 also narrowed to one lane overnight in areas between Indian School Road and Loop 101 in north Phoenix from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights (Nov. 5-9) for sign installation.
  • Northbound Interstate 17 off-ramp at 19th Avenue closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Nov. 6) for Southwest Gas pipeline project. Southbound 19th Avenue closed between the I-17 interchange and Hilton Avenue (south of I-17). The northbound I-17 frontage road will be open in the area. Southbound I-17 off-ramp will be open with access to Durango Street. Traffic using eastbound Durango Street/frontage road will not have access to southbound 19th Avenue. DETOUR: Northbound I-17 drivers who normally exit at 19th Avenue should consider other exits, including Seventh Avenue.
  • North- and southbound Interstate 17 frontage roads closed between Buckeye Road and Grant Street from 9 p.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) for APS and Cox Communications utility work. Northbound I-17 on-ramp at Grant Street also closed. DETOUR: Consider alternate routes, including northbound 19th Avenue or southbound 27th Avenue.

Additional freeway-restriction information will be posted at, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including weekend restriction information. 

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