Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (March 20-24):
Loop 101 overnight closures near Glendale Avenue
Grand Avenue intersection at Northern Avenue closed
PHOENIX — Several freeway-improvement projects in the Phoenix area will require closures or lane restrictions in the Phoenix area this weekend (March 20-24). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends travelers allow extra time and consider alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place:
- Northbound Loop 101 closed overnight between Bethany Home Road and Glendale Avenue from 10 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday (March 22) and from 10 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (March 24) for lane striping and other work on the HOV-lane ramps project at the Maryland Avenue bridge in Glendale. Southbound Loop 101 closed between Glendale Avenue and Bethany Home Road from 10 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (March 23). DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes. Freeway traffic will detour along 91st Avenue.
- Grand Avenue (US 60) intersection with Northern Avenue closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (March 24) for paving. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes to avoid delays. Southeast-bound Grand Avenue traffic can use southbound 75th Avenue to eastbound Bethany Home Road. Northwest-bound Grand Avenue traffic can use northbound 59th Avenue to westbound Peoria Avenue.
- Eastbound US 60 (Superstition Freeway) on- and off-ramps at Mesa Drive closed from 4 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday (March 23)for resurfacing. Mesa Drive also narrowed between US 60 and Auto Center Drive. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes to avoid delays. Eastbound US 60 ramps at Country Club Drive or Stapley Drive will be open.
- Northbound Scottsdale Road left-turn lanes at Loop 101 in north Scottsdale partially closed from 4 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday (March 23) for pavement repairs. Left turns to the westbound Loop 101 on-ramp still allowed, but heavy traffic and delays are possible. DETOUR: Please consider alternate routes, including westbound Bell Rd. to northbound 56th Street to access westbound Loop 101.