Weekend Travel Advisory – Oct. 9-12


Courtesy of ADOT

Freeway-improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (Oct. 9-12). 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:


  • Southbound Interstate 17 closed between Camelback and Thomas roads from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 11 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 10) for pavement-repair work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. Consider other southbound alternate routes, including southbound State Route 51. Freeway traffic will detour along southbound frontage road.


  • Westbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) closed between McDowell and Gilbert roads in Mesa from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 12) for widening project work, including traffic switch. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. Consider alternate routes, including westbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway). Other westbound routes include McDowell Road.


  • Southbound Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) closed overnight at Via De Ventura in Scottsdale area from 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 11) for freeway-widening project. DETOUR: Traffic will detour along off- and on-ramps at Via De Ventura. Please consider alternate routes.


  • Northbound Interstate 17 off- and on-ramps at Adams Street and southbound I-17 off-ramp at Jefferson Street west of downtown Phoenix closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 12) for improvement project. I-17 frontage roads also closed in both directions between Van Buren and Grant streets. Westbound Adams Street closed between 19th Avenue and I-17. Eastbound Jefferson Street closed between 27th Avenue and I-17. DETOUR: Please plan ahead and use alternate routes, including other nearby I-17 ramps. Local traffic can also use Van Buren Street or Buckeye Road.


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.

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