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Closures on 2 North Valley freeways highlight busy weekend of restrictions

Sep 11, 2020, 4:25 AM | Updated: 2:37 pm
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PHOENIX — Closures on two North Valley freeways highlight a busy weekend of restrictions for drivers, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

In north Phoenix, southbound Interstate 17 will be closed between Jomax and Deer Valley roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday for pavement improvements as part of an interchange reconstruction project.

Northbound I-17 will be closed between Deer Valley and Jomax roads from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 p.m. Sunday for the same project.

I-17 will also be narrowed to one lane in either direction near Pinnacle Peak and Happy Valley roads nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday for interchange reconstruction.

Also in the North Valley, the westbound Loop 101 Pima Freeway will be closed from 56th Street and Tatum Boulevard from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a widening project.

Tatum Boulevard will be closed at Loop 101 in both directions during that time.

Finally, the northbound State Route 51 ramps to westbound Loop 101 and exit to Black Mountain Blvd in north Phoenix will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a widening project.

Westbound Loop 101 will be narrowed to two lanes between SR 51 and Cave Creek Road during that time.

Cave Creek Road will be also closed in both directions at Loop 101.

In Chandler, the Loop 202 Santan Freeway will be closed between Interstate 10 and Loop 101 from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for pavement improvements.

All I-10 ramps to eastbound Loop 202 will be closed during that time.

Also in the East Valley, the southbound Loop 101 Price Freeway will be narrowed to two lanes from Rio Salado Parkway to the U.S. 60 from 8 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Sunday for pavement improvements.

Both Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway ramps to southbound Loop 101, the southbound Loop 101 ramp to westbound U.S. 60, and southbound Loop 101 ramp at University Drive and off-ramps at Broadway Road and Southern Avenue will be closed during that time.

Finally, Peoria Avenue will be closed in both directions approaching I-17 between 25th Avenue and 27th Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for storm drain construction.

All I-17 on- and off-ramps at Peoria Avenue will be closed during that time.

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Closures on 2 North Valley freeways highlight busy weekend of restrictions