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)
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.
🚧 I-17 SB between Greenway & Northern.
🚧 I-10 WB between SR 143 & I-17.
🚧 US 60 WB between Stapley & Loop 101.
🚧 I-10 EB between I-17 & SR 51.
🚧 I-10 WB between I-17 & 7th Ave.
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) March 3, 2023
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.
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