Expect ramp closures at I-17/Loop 101 in north Phoenix
PHOENIX - Freeway-improvement projects in the Phoenix area will require closures or lane restrictions this weekend (Feb. 21-24), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are asked to plan ahead and be prepared to use alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:
Both southbound Interstate 17 ramps to east- and westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Feb. 24) for pavement repair. Northbound I-17 ramp to westbound Loop 101 also closed. DETOUR: Please consider using other nearby I-17 exits and local streets, including Deer Valley Road, Union Hills Drive and 19th or 35th avenues, to connect with Loop 101.
Eastbound Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) closed between Power and Elliot roads in Mesa from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Feb. 24) for work on the future State Route 24 interchange in Mesa. DETOUR: Please use alternate routes, including northbound Power Road to eastbound Elliot Road, to travel beyond the freeway closure.
Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane at Verrado Way in Buckeye from 9 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 22) for pavement repair. Westbound I-10 on- and off-ramps at Verrado Way also closed. DETOUR: Please allow additional travel time, be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone. Consider using Jackrabbit Trail to enter or exit I-10 WB.
Southbound Sarival Avenue closed between McDowell Road and Interstate 10 in Goodyear from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (Feb. 24) for freeway-bridge work. Northbound Sarival Avenue closed at I-10. DETOUR: Consider using Estrella Parkway as an alternate route to access I-10. Northbound Sarival Avenue traffic will be able to use the eastbound I-10 on-ramp.
For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions across Arizona visit ADOT's Travel Information site at www.az511.gov or call 5-1-1. Sign up for ADOT email updates, including weekend freeway restrictions, at www.azdot.gov. Another great way to find out more about ADOT's projects and programs to improve Arizona's transportation system is the ADOT blog at www.azdot.gov/blog.