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Bad luck: Phoenix-area freeway closures scheduled for weekend of May 13

PHOENIX — Like most other weekends, several highways and roadways in the Phoenix-area are scheduled to be closed for construction and improvement projects.

Avoid bad luck and other omens by taking note of the following Phoenix-area roadway closures during the weekend of Friday, May 13, per the Arizona Department of Transportation.

• Southbound Loop 101 will be closed between Shea Boulevard and Via de Ventura in Scottsdale area from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for rubberized asphalt paving.

– Southbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Cactus Road will also be closed.

• Westbound Interstate 10 will be closed at Dysart Road from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday for installation of overhead message sign and equipment.

– Westbound I-10 on-ramps at Dysart Road and Avondale Boulevard will also be closed.

• Westbound Interstate 10 ramp to northbound Loop 303 in Goodyear will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for interchange construction.

• Eastbound US 60 ramp to northbound Loop 101 in Tempe will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 p.m. Sunday  for paving.

– Eastbound US 60 on-ramp at McClintock Drive will also be closed.

• Northbound State Route 51 will be narrowed to two lanes between Camelback and Bethany Home roads from 4 a.m. to noon Saturday for overhead message sign work.

• Loop 101 will be temporarily closed in both directions between 75th Avenue and Union Hills Drive from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday for Cox Communications utility work. Freeway ramps in the area will also be closed.

• Northbound Interstate 17 rolling closures will occur at times overnight near Jomax and Pioneer roads from 11 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday for overhead message board work.

• Northbound Loop 303 off-ramp at El Mirage Road will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday for construction.

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