Big weekend freeway closures planned for 101, 303

Big weekend  freeway closures planned for 101, 303

Big weekend freeway closures planned for 101, 303

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by Gina Maravilla

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Posted on October 14, 2011 at 5:51 AM

Before you head out this weekend make a note of these weekend construction projects.  Big closures will affect the Loop 101 in the North and West Valley, along with the Loop 303.

*Westbound Loop 101 closed between Seventh and 59th Avenues in north Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (October 17) for HOV lane project, including lane striping in advance of opening new westbound HOV lane. Both I-17 ramps to westbound Loop 101 closed. Westbound on-ramp at Seventh Street closed. DETOUR: Westbound Loop 101 traffic will use frontage road. Drivers, including fans going to Saturday's Phoenix Coyotes game, should consider alternate routes such as westbound Interstate 10 to northbound Loop 101. 
 
*Northbound Loop 101 closed between Bethany Home Road and Olive Avenue in Glendale from 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (October 17) for HOV lane project, including safety barrier work. Northbound on-ramps at Indian School and Camelback roads closed. DETOUR: Drivers can use 91st or 99th avenues to travel beyond freeway closure. 
 
*Northbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane overnight between Bell Road and Union Hills Drive in Peoria from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (October 16) for HOV lane project, including lighting work. Northbound off- and on-ramps at Bell Road and on-ramp at Union Hills Drive closed. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. 
 
*Eastbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between 51st and 15th Avenues in north Phoenix from 3 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday (October 16) for HOV lane project, including rubberized asphalt paving. Eastbound on-ramp at 27th Avenue closed. 

 
*Eastbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane between 35th and 27th Avenues (near I-17 junction) from 7 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (October 17) for HOV lane project, including lighting work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. Access I-17 by exiting at 35th Avenue and following signed detour route. 
 
*Loop 303 closed in both directions between Bell and Greenway roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Sunday (October 16) for pipeline installation. DETOUR: Traffic will detour along Reems Road. 
 


Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway

Friday, October 14:

*Northbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane between Thunderbird and Bell roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (October 15) for removal of light pole foundations. Northbound Bell Road on and off-ramps also closed. DETOUR: Exit at Thunderbird Road and use 83rd Avenue to access Bell Road. Use Union Hills Drive to access Loop 101.

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane at Indian School Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (October 15) for bridge work. Camelback Road on-ramp also closed. DETOUR: Use Indian School Road to access Loop 101.

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Union Hills Drive and Bell Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (October 15) fro removal of temporary concrete barrier. Union Hills Drive on-ramp also closed. DETOUR: Use Bell or Beardsley roads to access Loop 101.

*Eastbound Loop 101 Tatum Road off-ramp closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday (October 15) for installation of temporary concrete barrier. DETOUR: Exit at 56th Street and use Mayo Boulevard west to access Tatum Boulevard.


Saturday, October 15:

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane at Indian School Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (October 16) for bridge work. Camelback Road on-ramp also closed. DETOUR: Use Bethany Home Road to access Loop 101.

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Indian School and Thomas roads from 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (October 16) for removal of temporary concrete barrier. Indian School Road on-ramp and Thomas Road off-ramp closed. DETOUR: Exit at Indian School Road for access to Thomas Road, use Thomas Road to access Loop 101.

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Glendale Avenue and Bethany Home Road from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (October 16) for installation of permanent concrete barrier.

*Westbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Cave Creek Road and 15th Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday (October 16) for HOV lane striping.


Sunday, October 16:

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Glendale Avenue and Bethany Home Road from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (October 17) for installation of permanent concrete barrier.

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Thunderbird Road and Grand Avenue from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (October 17) for removal of temporary concrete barrier. Thunderbird Road on-ramp closed. DETOUR:  Use Bell Road or 91st Avenue for access to Loop 101.

*Northbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Union Hills Drive and 75th Avenue from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (October 17) for demolition of light pole foundations. Ramps at Union Hills Drive, the Beardsley Road on-ramp and the 75th Avenue off-ramp also closed. DETOUR: Use 75th Avenue for access to Loop 101, exit at Bell Road for access to Union Hills Drive and 75th Avenue.

*Westbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between Cave Creek Road and 15th Avenue from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (October 17) for HOV lane striping.


 

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