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Southbound I-17 closure in north Phoenix leads weekend freeway restrictions

Jul 28, 2023, 4:15 AM | Updated: Jul 30, 2023, 10:30 am

(Flickr Photo/ADOT)...

(Flickr Photo/ADOT)

(Flickr Photo/ADOT)

PHOENIX — A southbound Interstate 17 close in north Phoenix leads a busy weekend of freeway restrictions, according to state transportation officials.

What are the closures?

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

The Loop 101 ramps to southbound I-17 and southbound I-17 on-ramps at Union Hills Drive and Bell Road will be closed.

In Mesa, eastbound U.S. 60 was scheduled to be closed from Higley Road to Loop 202 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for a pavement improvement project.

The eastbound U.S. 60 on-ramps at Val Vista Drive and Greenfield Road will also be closed.

On Sunday, ADOT announced the road was reopened after construction crews finished their work ahead of schedule.

In south Phoenix, the southbound Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway will be closed from Broadway Road to Southern Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Sunday for bridge maintenance.

The southbound Loop 202 on-ramp at Lower Buckeye Road will be closed.

In the north Valley, eastbound Loop 303 will be closed from Lake Pleasant Parkway to I-17 from 8 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday for a new interchange project.

Westbound Loop 303 will be closed from I-17 to Lake Pleasant Parkway from 8 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday for the interchange project.

What are the other restrictions?

Near Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, eastbound Interstate 10 will be narrowed to three lanes from 32nd to 40th streets from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday for traffic shift as part of the Broadway Curve Project.

Eastbound I-10 will be narrowed to three lanes near Elliot Road from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday for bridge work.

The eastbound I-10 off-ramp at Elliot Road will be closed.

Finally, the westbound I-10 ramps at Broadway Road in Tempe will be closed from 5 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday for lane striping.

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Southbound I-17 closure in north Phoenix leads weekend freeway restrictions