Weekend construction means major I-10 restrictions this weekend


by Gina Maravilla

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Posted on May 13, 2011 at 9:44 AM

Updated Friday, May 13 at 9:45 AM

PHOENIX -- Construction crews will be out in force on Interstate 10 in the West Valley this weekend. Drivers will see restrictions on both the eastbound and westbound sides for rubberized asphalt paving.

So before you head out this weekend, make a note of these weekend freeway construction projects so you don’t get caught up in the slow-downs. 

*Southbound Interstate 17 ramp to westbound Interstate 10 at the "Stack" interchange and the westbound Loop 202 ramp to northbound State Route 51 closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 16) for safety barrier work. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, including westbound McDowell Road to southbound 27th Avenue (I-17 ramp closure); and northbound 24th Street to westbound McDowell Road (Loop 202 ramp closure). 

*Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to two lanes between Estrella Parkway and Avondale Boulevard in West Valley from 10:30 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (May 16) for rubberized asphalt paving.  Expect ramp closures in the area, including the westbound I-10 off-ramp at Dysart Road.  

*Westbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane between Cotton Lane and Verrado Way from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (May 16) for rubberized asphalt paving. Expect westbound I-10 ramp closures in the area from 4 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday (May 16). 

*US 60 (Superstition Freeway) on- and off-ramps at Country Club Drive in Mesa closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 16) for resurfacing. Country Club Drive narrowed to one lane in each direction at US 60. DETOUR: Consider Alma School Road or Mesa Drive as alternate routes. 

*Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) narrowed to two lanes in each direction between Dobson Road and Val Vista Drive from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 16) for rubberized asphalt paving along future HOV lanes.

*Southbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane between Thomas Road and Interstate 10 in West Valley from 6 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (May 15) for HOV lane work zone set up.  

*Eastbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound Loop 101 in West Valley closed from 6 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 16) for concrete paving work. DETOUR: Consider northbound 99th Avenue to westbound Thomas Road.