The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced that several improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (Aug. 11–14). Drivers should allow extra travel time and plan detour routes while the following weekend restrictions are in place:

  • Northbound Interstate 17 closed between Thunderbird Road and Loop 101 in north Phoenix from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 14) for pavement improvement project. Northbound I-17 on-ramps at Dunlap Avenue, Peoria Avenue and Cactus Road also closed.  Both Loop 101 ramps to northbound I-17 will be open.
    • Detours: Consider using northbound State Route 51 to westbound Loop 101 in north Phoenix to reach I-17. Drivers on I-17 also can exit ahead of the closure and detour on northbound 19th or 35th avenues.
  • Westbound I-10 ramp to eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) in Tempe closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Monday (Aug. 14) for construction. Eastbound I-10 narrowed to three lanes between 32nd and 40th streets near Sky Harbor Airport. Eastbound I-10 on-ramps at 24th, 32nd and 40th streets and the eastbound off-ramp at Baseline Road closed.
    • Plan alternate routes. For information about other weekend restrictions in the area, visit
  • Westbound US 60 ramp to westbound I-10 near the Broadway Curve closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 12) for construction (HOV ramp to westbound I-10 will be open). Westbound US 60 on-ramp at Rural Road and westbound off-ramp at Priest Drive also closed. Plan alternate routes.
  • Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to two lanes overnight between 7th and 16th streets in north Phoenix from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (Aug. 11-13) for wall construction project.
    • Note: 16th St also closed overnight under Loop 101. Allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely when approaching and traveling through all work zones.

Click on the Weekend Travel Advisory map graphic or visit the ADOT website for a complete listing of weekend restrictions and suggested detours.


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