ADOT’s Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (May 11-14)

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(Source: Arizona Department of Transportation) (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)
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A limited number of closures are scheduled this weekend (May 11-14) for freeway improvement projects in the Phoenix area, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511 and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT.

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When a freeway closure or other major traffic event occurs, our free app available at ADOTAlerts.com will send critical information directly to app users in affected areas – where possible, in advance of alternate routes.

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Drivers should allow extra travel time, use caution and consider alternate routes while the following Valley freeway restrictions are in place this weekend:

  • Northbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed between Elliot and Guadalupe roads in east Mesa from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (May 12) for installation of traffic-management technology, including traffic-flow sensors and ADOT cameras. DETOUR: Drivers exiting at Elliot Road can consider using northbound Ellsworth Road to westbound Guadalupe Road to access northbound Loop 202.
  • Westbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed between Power and Higley roads from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (May 13) for installation of traffic-management technology. Westbound Loop 202 on-ramps at Hawes Road and State Route 24 also closed. DETOUR: Consider alternate routes, including westbound Elliot or Ray roads to Higley Road to access westbound Loop 202.
  • Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane overnight between 43rd and 59th avenues in west Phoenix from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights (May 13-17) for bridge work at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes. Be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching and traveling through the work zone.

Any additional freeway-restriction information will be posted at azdot.gov, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including future weekend restriction information. Another great way to find more about ADOT’s projects and programs to improve Arizona’s transportation system is the ADOT Blog at azdot.gov/blog

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