Westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane near Litchfield Road late Saturday night and Sunday morning
PHOENIX – Westbound Interstate 10 will be narrowed to one lane between Litchfield and Citrus roads in the Goodyear area starting Saturday night to allow crews to switch traffic to a new section of pavement, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead and consider alternate routes while restrictions are in place in the Phoenix area this weekend:
-Westbound I-10 narrowed to one lane between Litchfield and Citrus roads in West Valley from 9 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday (July 14) for work to shift westbound traffic to new section of pavement near Loop 303 interchange project. Westbound I-10 on-ramps at Bullard Avenue and Estrella Parkway and off-ramp at Sarival Avenue closed. DETOUR: Allow extra travel time. Available ramps in area include westbound on-ramps at Litchfield or Citrus roads as well as exit ramp at Estrella Parkway. Access northbound Loop 303 by exiting at Estrella Parkway and following detour signs.
-Eastbound I-10 narrowed to two lanes between Sarival Avenue and Estrella Parkway in West Valley from 9 p.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday (July 15) for barrier installation. DETOUR: Please obey speed limits and be prepared to merge safely in work zone.
-Loop 303 closed in both directions between Grand and Peoria avenues in the Surprise area from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (July 15) for work to open new southbound freeway lanes. Cross streets, including Bell, Greenway, Waddell and Cactus roads, will be closed intermittently near Loop 303 for lane striping and other improvements. DETOUR: Traffic can use Reems Road as alternate north-south route while freeway is closed.
Freeway project work schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather.
You also can check on any additional weekend freeway restrictions at www.ValleyFreeways.com/OtherRestrictions.
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.adotblog.blogspot.com.
ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements as part of the 20-year Regional Transportation Plan for the Maricopa County region. The primary funding source for regional freeway improvements is a half-cent sales tax approved by county voters in 2004. More information about ADOT projects and the regional plan is available at www.ValleyFreeways.com.