Many freeway closures this weekend

WeekendFreewayMapADOTaug1315

Courtesy of ADOT

Freeway-improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (Aug. 14-17). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers plan ahead, consider alternate routes or adjust travel schedules and use caution in work zones while the following restrictions are in place:

 

  • Northbound and westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Broadway Road and McDowell/Gilbert roads in Mesa from 10 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday (Aug. 15) for widening project. DETOUR: Alternate routes include northbound Power Road and westbound McKellips Road.

 

  • Northbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between Broadway and Power roads in Mesa from noon Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 17) for widening project. DETOUR: Alternate routes include northbound Power Road.

 

  • Westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) narrowed to one lane in areas between Mountain View Road and Sossaman Road from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 15) for pavement-marker installation. Westbound US 60 also narrowed to one lane in areas between Sossaman Road and Country Club Drive from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 16) and from 10 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 17) for pavement-marker installation. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes.

 

  • Eastbound Interstate 10 (toward Tucson) narrowed to one lane between Wild Horse Pass Boulevard and Riggs Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 15) for lane striping. Westbound Interstate 10 (toward Phoenix) narrowed to one lane between Riggs Road and Wild Horse Pass Boulevard from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 16) for lane striping. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and be prepared to slow down and merge safely in work zone.

 

  • Eastbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) narrowed to one lane overnight between Cave Creek Road and Tatum Boulevard from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Aug. 17) for ramp-construction project. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time and use caution in work zone.

 

  • McKellips Road closed in both directions at Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 16) for bridge work. DETOUR: Alternate routes include Country Club Drive.

 

  • 90th Street/Pima Road closed in both directions at Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 16) for widening project. DETOUR: Consider Shea Boulevard or Via De Ventura for Loop 101 access. Please note: Loop 101 on- and off-ramps at 90th Street will be closed for approximately 60 days starting at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 16). Consider using ramps at Shea Boulevard or Via De Ventura.

 

Additional freeway-restriction information will be listed on ADOT’s website, azdot.gov, 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 az511.gov or call 5-1-1. Another great way to find out more about ADOT’s projects and programs to improve Arizona’s transportation system is the ADOT blog at azdot.gov/blog.

 

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 azdot.gov/PhoenixMetro.

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