Before you head out this weekend, make a note of these weekend construction projects from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). Drivers will see freeway and road closures on the Loop 101, I-17 and around the Loop 303.
*Eastbound Loop 101 closed between 35th and Seventh avenues from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 13) for rubberized asphalt paving. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes. Eastbound Loop 101 traffic will use Beardsley frontage road and re-enter Loop 101 at Seventh Avenue. Access northbound I-17 by using northbound 27th Avenue and eastbound Deer Valley Road. Access southbound I-17 by using southbound 27th Avenue and eastbound Union Hills Drive.
*Both Interstate 17 ramps to eastbound Loop 101 closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 13) for rubberized asphalt paving along Loop 101. DETOUR: I-17 traffic can access Loop 101 by using detour routes, including east on Union Hills Drive, north on 19th Avenue and east on Beardsley frontage road.
*Northbound Interstate 17 closed at Thunderbird Road from 11 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (May 12) for installation of traffic-flow equipment. DETOUR: Traffic will detour along off- and on-ramps at Thunderbird Road.
*Indian School Road closed between Sarival Avenue and Cotton Lane in the West Valley from 6 a.m. Saturday to 5 p.m. Sunday (May 12) for traffic switch related to Loop 303 construction. Loop 303 also closed at times for approximately 10 minutes between Thomas and Bethany Home roads. DETOUR: Use Bethany Home Road.
*Camelback Road closed for approximately two months between Sarival Avenue and Cotton Lane starting at 5 a.m. Saturday (May 11) for Loop 303 construction. DETOUR: Use Indian School or Bethany Home roads.