Procession for fallen Phoenix police detective to close Loop 101 East in north Valley on Monday (March 10)
PHOENIX - The funeral procession for fallen Phoenix Police Detective John Hobbs will make its way along a stretch of eastbound Loop 101 in Glendale and north Phoenix on Monday (March 10).
Drivers in the area are asked to prepare for a closure of eastbound Loop 101 between 75th Avenue and Seventh Street at approximately 11:30 a.m. Monday, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The north- and southbound I-17 ramps to eastbound Loop 101 also will be closed. Drivers in the area are urged to consider adjusting travel plans between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and to use alternate routes.
At the conclusion of a service at Christ's Church of the Valley, 7007 W. Happy Valley Road in Peoria, 67th Avenue is scheduled to be closed between Happy Valley Road and Loop 101 while the procession is approaching and entering eastbound Loop 101 via the 67th Avenue on-ramp.
Here is a listing of the scheduled freeway restrictions for the procession:
- Eastbound Loop 101 closed between 75th Avenue and Seventh Street.
- Northbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Bell Road and Union Hills Drive closed.
- North- and southbound I-17 ramps to eastbound Loop 101 closed.
- Westbound Loop 101 off-ramp at Seventh Avenue closed.
The procession of law enforcement and other vehicles makes its way to Phoenix Memorial Park, where Detective Hobbs will be laid to rest.
Sections of the closed freeway and entrance ramps will reopen as soon as possible after the procession has passed.
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Please note: The timing of the closures for the procession is subject to adjustment depending on the length of the service and when the procession departs from Christ's Church of the Valley.