Numerous road closures across metro Phoenix to deter drivers this weekend

Mar 3, 2023, 4:25 AM | Updated: 7:48 am
(Facebook Photo/Arizona Department of Transportation)...
(Facebook Photo/Arizona Department of Transportation)
(Facebook Photo/Arizona Department of Transportation)

PHOENIX — Significant stretches of road will be closed on freeways in north Phoenix, the East Valley and in between this weekend.

In north Phoenix, southbound Interstate 17 will be closed between Greenway Road to Northern Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a pavement improvement project.

Both Loop 101 ramps to southbound I-17 will also be closed, as well as the on-ramps at Rose Garden lane, Yorkshire/Union Hills drives and Bell Road.

Near Sky Harbor Airport, westbound Interstate 10 will be closed between State Route 143 and the I-17 from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday for a widening project.

Westbound I-10 on-ramps at Elliot, Baseline and Broadway roads will also be closed during that time, as well as the westbound US 60 on-ramp at Mill Avenue.

In the East Valley, westbound US 60 will be closed between Stapley Drive and the Loop 101 Price Freeway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a pavement improvement project.

Westbound on-ramps at Val Vista Drive and Gilbert Road will also be closed during that time.

Also in Phoenix, eastbound I-10 will be closed between the I-17 and State Route 51 from 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday for tunnel maintenance.

Westbound I-10 will be closed between the I-17 and Seventh Avenue from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday also for tunnel maintenance.

Finally, south of Chandler, eastbound I-10 will be narrowed to one lane between Riggs Road and the Gila River Bridge from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights for a pavement improvement project.

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

(Rebecca Sasnett/Arizona Daily Star via AP)...
Associated Press

Report finds UA campus safety gaps after fatal shooting

A report found there were missed opportunities to investigate an expelled University of Arizona student who killed a professor last year.
20 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)...

MCSO seeking information after multiple people shot at West Valley party

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a West Valley shooting at a party that left multiple people injured.
20 hours ago
(Pixabay Photo)...
Kevin Stone

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoes grocery tax ban, signs 9 bills into law

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed two bills Tuesday, including one to ban local grocery taxes, and signed nine others into law.
20 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/Surprise Police Department)...

Suspect dead following shooting with police in Surprise

A suspect died after being shot by police in the back of a car in Surprise on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
20 hours ago
Alan Burgener and the 2017 Ford Mustang he allegedly stole on March 27, 2023, in Chandler, Arizona....

Chandler police arrest domestic violence shooting suspect after daylong search

Police in Chandler arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend before fleeing in a stolen car the previous day.
20 hours ago
(Photo: OCD & Anxiety Treatment Center)...
Sponsored Content by OCD & Anxiety Treatment Center

Here's what you need to know about OCD and where to find help

It's fair to say that most people know what obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders generally are, but there's a lot more information than meets the eye about a mental health diagnosis that affects about one in every 100 adults in the United States.

Sponsored Articles

(Photo by Michael Matthey/picture alliance via Getty Images)...
Cox Communications

Valley Boys & Girls Club uses esports to help kids make healthy choices

KTAR’s Community Spotlight focuses on the Boys & Girls Club of the Valley and the work to incorporate esports into children's lives.
Fiesta Bowl Foundation

Celebrate 50 years of Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade magic!

Since its first production in the early 1970s, the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe has been a staple of Valley traditions, bringing family fun and excitement to downtown Phoenix.
Quantum Fiber

How high-speed fiber internet edges out cable for everyday use

In a world where technology drives so much of our daily lives, a lack of high-speed internet can be a major issue.
Numerous road closures across metro Phoenix to deter drivers this weekend