Several freeway weekend construction projects could mean big tie-ups

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by Gina Maravilla

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azfamily.com

Posted on July 22, 2011 at 8:32 AM

Updated Friday, Jul 22 at 8:41 AM

PHOENIX -- Before you head out this weekend, make of note of these Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) freeway projects that  will mean closures and restrictions.  The Loop 101 in the West Valley, the Loop 202 in Chandler and the State Route 143 will see the greatest impact. 

*Northbound Loop 101 closed between Olive and 91st avenues in the West Valley from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday (July 23) for overhead sign installation. DETOUR: Northbound 91st Avenue to Loop 101 on-ramp north of Grand Avenue.

*Northbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane at Peoria Avenue from 4 p.m. Saturday to 4 p.m. Sunday (July 24) for HOV lane project.


*Northbound Loop 101
narrowed to one lane between Bethany Home Road and Glendale Avenue from 3 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (July 23) for lane re-striping. Expect ramp closures in the area this weekend.  

*Bell Road closed in both directions overnight between 83rd Avenue and Loop 101 from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (July 24) for HOV lane project. DETOUR: Consider using Union Hills Drive and 91st Avenue.
 

*Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes in both directions between State Route 51 and Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 25) for rubberized asphalt paving. DETOUR: Please obey speed limit and use caution in work zone.
 

*Northbound State Route 143 closed overnight between Sky Harbor Boulevard and Washington street from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday (July 23) for interchange improvements. DETOUR: Drivers are encouraged to access airport on west end via I-10.
 

*Eastbound Loop 202 ramp to northbound Loop 101 in Chandler closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Sunday (July 24) for HOV lane bridge work. DETOUR: Access northbound Loop 101 by exiting Loop 202 at McClintock Drive and using eastbound Chandler Village Drive to Frye Road.
 

*Northbound Price Road closed at Loop 202 in Chandler from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday (July 23) and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday (July 24). Northbound Price Road ramp to westbound Loop 202 also closed. DETOUR: Consider Germann Road to northbound Dobson Road as alternate route.
 

*Eastbound I-10 narrowed to three lanes near State Route 51 interchange from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 25) for sign work.

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