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State Route 51 closures in Phoenix to impact weekend drivers

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PHOENIX — Weekend drivers in Phoenix will have to navigate closures on State Route 51, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Southbound SR 51 will be closed between Loop 101 and the Interstate 10/Loop 202 “mini stack” from 11 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday for pavement sealing.

Northbound SR 51 will be closed between the mini-stack and Loop 101 from 11 p.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday for pavement sealing as well.

Crews will reopen the closed sections of the freeway as they complete their work.

In the North Valley, westbound Loop 101 will be closed at Seventh Street from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a widening project.

In the East Valley, eastbound Loop 202 will be narrowed to one lane between I-10 and Price Road near Chandler from 5 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday for pavement improvements. The eastbound I-10 HOV lane ramp to eastbound Loop 202 will also be closed during this time.

Finally, the eastbound I-10 ramp to northbound I-17 interchange will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday for a scheduled bridge inspection.

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