Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory for Phoenix area (August 1-4)

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Posted on July 31, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Updated Thursday, Jul 31 at 3:01 PM

Loop 101 North closed at times in northwest Valley, I-10 East narrowed mostly at night near Wild Horse Pass Blvd

PHOENIX -- Improvement work will require a few closures or lane restrictions along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (Aug. 1-4), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:

  • Northbound Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) closed between Thunderbird and Bell roads in Peoria from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (Aug. 2) for traffic-flow equipment installation. Northbound Loop 101 on-ramps at 91st Avenue and Thunderbird Road also closed starting at 9 p.m. Friday. DETOUR: Northbound Loop 101 traffic will detour along 83rd or 99th avenues. Please allow extra travel time.
  • Northbound Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) closed between Union Hills Drive and 75th Avenue in Glendale from 10 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday (Aug. 3) for traffic-flow equipment installation. Northbound Loop 101 on-ramps at Bell Road and Union Hills Drive also closed starting at 9 p.m. Saturday. DETOUR: Northbound Loop 101 traffic can exit at Bell Road or Union Hills Drive and use northbound 75th Avenue to re-enter Loop 101. Please allow extra travel time.
  • Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane overnight between Wild Horse Pass Boulevard and Queen Creek Road (SR 347) from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 2) and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 3) for project to add new merge lane. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time or adjust travel schedule to avoid overnight restriction. Use caution and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.

 
For a listing of other restrictions for Phoenix-area freeway improvements, including  overnight ramp closures, visit www.azdot.gov/OtherClosures.
 
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.
 

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