Several I-17 ramps to Loop 101 closed in north Phoenix
PHOENIX - Drivers are asked to plan ahead for a few freeway closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (March 7-10). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends travelers allow extra time and consider alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:
Southbound Interstate 17 ramps to east- and westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (March 10) for pavement repairs. Northbound I-17 ramp to westbound Loop 101 also closed. Southbound I-17 on-ramp at Deer Valley Road closed. DETOUR: Please plan ahead and use nearby I-17 exits and local streets, including Deer Valley Road, Union Hills Drive, 19th and 35th avenues, to connect with Loop 101.
Loop 303 and Cotton Lane closed in both directions between McDowell and Indian School roads in Goodyear from 4 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (March 9) for work at the future Loop 303/I-10 traffic interchange. McDowell Road also closed between Sarival Avenue and Citrus Road to allow crews to complete and open new lanes. DETOUR: Please be prepared to use alternate routes, including Citrus Road for north-south travel and Van Buren Street or Indian School Road for east-west travel.
Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) narrowed to one lane in both directions overnight between Camelback Road and Northern Avenue in Glendale from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (March 8) for work on the future HOV-lane ramps at Maryland Avenue. DETOUR: Please use caution and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zones.
For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions around the state 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.