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Northbound I-17 portion to be closed over weekend in Phoenix

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PHOENIX — Valley drivers will have to make special plans to avoid Northbound Interstate 17 this weekend.

Well, at least a portion of it.

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced Thursday their freeway travel advisory for June 16-19.

ADOT recommends drivers consider alternate routes to avoid delays around these areas:

NB I-17 will be closed between 19th Avenue and Thomas Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for final lane striping on new rubberized asphalt pavement. Both Interstate 10 ramps to NB I-17 at the “Stack” interchange will be closed, as will the NB I-17 ramps to I-10.

Eastbound U.S. 60 left two lanes will be closed between Dobson Road and Mesa Drive from 7 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday for overhead message board improvements.

Additional freeway restriction information will be posted here, under ADOT News.

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