PHOENIX -- Before you head out this weekend, make a note of these weekend construction closures and restrictions from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). Projects will affect drivers in both the East and West Valley.
*Southbound Loop 101 ramp to eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) in the Tempe area will be closed nightly from 11 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 3), from 11 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 4) and from 11 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 5) for pavement improvement work. DETOUR: Use alternate routes to connect with eastbound Loop 202. Southbound Loop 101 drivers can use ramp to westbound Loop 202 and exit at Scottsdale Road, then turn and enter eastbound Loop 202.
*Loop 303 will be closed in both directions between Bethany Home Road and Glendale Avenue in the West Valley from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 3) for waterline work. DETOUR: Consider using Cotton Lane as alternate route.
*Interstate 10 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions overnight between Sarival Avenue and Citrus Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 4) for maintenance work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. Be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.