Lengthy I-17 closure in north Phoenix among weekend freeway restrictions

Feb 24, 2023, 4:15 AM | Updated: 7:32 am

(Flickr Photo/ADOT)...

(Flickr Photo/ADOT)

(Flickr Photo/ADOT)

PHOENIX — A 5-mile closure on northbound Interstate 17 in north Phoenix is among several restrictions drivers will face on freeways this weekend.

I-17 will be closed from Northern Avenue to Greenway Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a pavement improvement project.

The northbound on-ramps at Bethany Home Road and Glendale Avenue will also be closed.

In the East Valley, 5 miles of westbound U.S. 60 will be closed from Val Vista Drive to Country Club Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a pavement improvement project.

The westbound on-ramps at Greenfield and Higley roads will be closed during that time.

In the north Valley, westbound Loop 303 will be closed from I-17 to Lake Pleasant Parkway from 5 a.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Sunday for construction on a new interchange.

In Tempe, eastbound Interstate 10 will be narrowed to two lanes near Broadway Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Sunday for a freeway widening project.

The westbound I-10 ramps at Broadway Road and eastbound I-10 connector road from 48th Street and Broadway Road will also be closed.

Finally, westbound I-10 in Buckeye will be narrowed to one lane from Verrado Way and State Route 85 for a widening project.

The SR 85 northbound ramp to westbound I-10 is already closed and will remain so for several weeks for reconstruction work.

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Lengthy I-17 closure in north Phoenix among weekend freeway restrictions