ADOT weekend freeway travel advisory for April 29-May 2

Courtesy of ADOT

Courtesy of ADOT


Improvement projects will require restrictions, including ramp closures, along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (April 29-May 2). Project schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather. The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends planning ahead and considering alternate routes while the following scheduled restrictions are in place:

  • Southbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to three lanes (right lanes closed) between Cactus Road and 90th Street from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday (May 1) for rubberized asphalt paving. Southbound Loop 101 on-ramp at Cactus Road, off- and on-ramps at Shea Boulevard and off-ramp at 90th Street closed. Plan to use alternate ramps in area, including those at Raintree Drive and Via de Ventura.
  • Grand Avenue (US 60) narrowed to one lane in both directions at Loop 303 interchange from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (April 30) for paving. Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes if possible. Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at Grand Avenue closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday (May 1) for paving. Alternate routes while ramps are closed include exiting southbound Loop 303 at Bell Road and turning to enter northbound Loop 303. Drivers can then exit at Grand Avenue.
  • Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at Bell Road closed from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (May 1) for paving. Consider using northbound Reems Road (from Bell Road) to northwest-bound Grand Avenue to access northbound Loop 303.
  • Northbound Loop 303 on-ramp at El Mirage Road closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday (April 30) for paving as part of interchange construction project. Consider alternate routes. Northbound El Mirage Road traffic can detour along Williams Drive and northbound 117th Avenue to Happy Valley Parkway to access northbound Loop 303.
  • Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to one lane overnight at Gila River Bridge east of Riggs Road from 10 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (May 2) for maintenance. Allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely at work zone.
  • Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to three lanes between 107th and 91st avenues from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (April 30) for construction. I-10 narrowed to three lanes in both directions between 83rd and 91st avenues from 10 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday (May 1) for construction. Be prepared to slow down and merge safely at work zone.
  • Eastbound Interstate 10 narrowed to two lanes overnight (left lanes closed) between Chandler Boulevard and Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) interchange from 11 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday (April 30) for barrier-repair work. Allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely at work zone.

Additional freeway-restriction information will be posted at, under ADOT News. Visit the site to also subscribe to ADOT email updates, including weekend restriction information.

For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions in the Phoenix area and around the state, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at or call 511. Another great way to find out more about ADOT’s projects and programs to improve Arizona’s transportation system is the ADOT Blog at

ADOT plans and constructs new freeways, additional lanes and other improvements as part of the Regional Transportation Plan for the Maricopa County region. The primary funding source for regional freeway improvements is a half-cent sales tax approved by county voters in 2004. More information about ADOT projects and the regional plan is available at

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