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Weekend drivers face nightly closures on I-10 for tunnel maintenance

Dec 11, 2020, 4:25 AM
(Flickr Photo/ Arizona Department of Transportation)...
(Flickr Photo/ Arizona Department of Transportation)
(Flickr Photo/ Arizona Department of Transportation)

PHOENIX – Portions of Interstate 10 near downtown Phoenix will face incremental closures this weekend, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Eastbound I-10 will be closed between the Interstate 17 “stack” interchange and the State Route 51/ Loop 202 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday for tunnel maintenance.

Westbound I-10 will be closed from the I-17 “split” interchange near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday for tunnel maintenance.

In north Phoenix, eastbound Loop 101 Pima Freeway will be narrowed to two lanes overnight between Cave Creek Road and SR 51 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday to Thursday nights for a widening project.

Additionally, the eastbound Loop 101 Pima Freeway on-ramp at 19th Avenue and eastbound off-ramp at Seventh Avenue will be closed for around 60 days starting Sunday at 10 p.m.

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Weekend drivers face nightly closures on I-10 for tunnel maintenance