ARIZONA NEWS

Freeway restrictions to slow drivers across metro Phoenix this weekend

Mar 20, 2020, 4:25 AM
(Flickr Photo/ADOT)...
(Flickr Photo/ADOT)
(Flickr Photo/ADOT)

PHOENIX — Freeway restrictions will slow drivers across metro Phoenix this weekend, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

In the West Valley, Interstate 10 will be narrowed to two or three lanes in areas between the I-17 stack interchange and 75th Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for paving and construction near the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange.

The westbound I-10 ramp to southbound Loop 202 and the northbound Loop 202 ramp to westbound I-10 will also be closed during that time.

Also, I-10 will be closed at Fairway Drive in Avondale from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday for bridge work at a future interchange.

The westbound I-10 on-ramps at 107th Avenue and Avondale Boulevard will be closed during that time.

In the East Valley, the southbound Loop 101 Price Freeway will be closed between U.S. 60 and Ray Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for resurfacing as part of a freeway widening project.

Both U.S. 60 ramps to southbound Loop 101 will be closed during that time.

In Ahwatukee, the eastbound South Mountain Freeway will be closed between 40th Street and the I-10 interchange from 10 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday for construction.

In Scottsdale, Scottsdale Road will be closed in both directions at the Loop 101 Pima Freeway from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a freeway widening project.

In the North Valley, Interstate 17 will be narrowed to one lane in either direction in areas between State Route 74 and New River Road from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night from Sunday through Thursday until late April for pavement maintenance.

Finally, the right three lanes of westbound I-10 will be closed from 32nd and 24th streets near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday for pavement maintenance.

The westbound I-10 on-ramp at 32nd Street will also be closed.

Get the latest KTAR News 92.3 FM traffic alerts sent straight to your phone by texting “TRAFFIC” to 411923.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(AP File Photo/Elaine Thompson)...
KTAR.com

Arizona health department: ERs are for medical emergencies, not COVID-19 testing

The Arizona Department of Health Services said Friday that because emergency rooms are at the front line of the COVID-19 response, the community should remember the rooms are reserved for medical emergencies only and not for COVID-19 testing.
5 hours ago
(AP File Photo/Martin Meissner)...
Associated Press

Yuma hospital receives aid from Air Force team to care for COVID patients

A 15-member Air Force medical augmentation team is helping with staff shortages amid increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients at Yuma Regional Medical Center.
5 hours ago
Gas prices are displayed at a QuikTrip in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. (Photo by Kev...
Cronkite News | Emily Sacia

Phoenix saw 9.7% inflation last year, outstripping national rate of 7%

Consumer prices rose by an average of 7% in U.S. cities last year, the steepest rise in decades, and they grew even faster in the Phoenix metro area, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
5 hours ago
Kelly Townsend (Arizona State Legislature Photo)...
Associated Press

Arizona Sen. Kelly Townsend announces bid for state congressional seat

State Sen. Kelly Townsend announced Monday she will run for Congress to represent southern Arizona.
1 day ago
Near 12th Street and Northern Avenue, Phoenix. (Twitter Photo/@Crossfire923)...
KTAR.com

Chances of light rain in Phoenix on Tuesday, followed by higher than normal temps

A weather system passing the Valley may bring chances of light rain and showers on Tuesday, officials said.
1 day ago
(streeteatsaz.com)...
KTAR.com

Street Eats Food Truck Festival heads to Salt River Fields in early February

Arizona foodies, get your calendars set for Feb. 5-6 when the Street Eats Food Truck Festival makes its way to Salt River Fields.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

...
Arizona State University

This is the best year to get your MBA

Getting a master’s degree is a major commitment of time, energy, and money, so returning to school — even if you’re thinking about a part-time program that allows you to keep working — is one of the biggest decisions of your career.
...
ENVOQUE MD

Thyroid issues: Here are the warning signs and what to do

In a 100-person office in the United States, an estimated 12 co-workers, employees and loved ones, will likely develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. That’s because, according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12% of the U.S. population will experience thyroid issues.
...
Arizona State University

Gain insights on next year’s trends at 58th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon

Employment is recovering from the severe contraction induced by the pandemic, but it is still way below levels at the start of 2020. Can it fully recover in the coming year?
Freeway restrictions to slow drivers across metro Phoenix this weekend